Preheat oven to 375 degrees
In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until creamy.
Beat in egg; add vanilla.
Combine the flour, malt powder, and baking soda.
Gradually add to creamed mixture.
Mix until all combined.
Add whopper candy pieces and mix again for 5-10 seconds until incorporated.
Roll cookies into ball shapes about 1 ½ inch in size or use a cookie dough scoop.
Using a parchment lined cookie sheet begin placing balls of cookie dough onto sheet.
Bake for 8-12 minutes depending on your oven at 375 degrees.
Cool for one minute before removing cookies to wire racks.