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Peanut Butter Crisps


1 hour
Skill Level
60 cookies

These crispy peanut butter cookies are easy to make and easier to enjoy. REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips form the mixture that makes this dough so perfectly peanutty. They're an easy dessert option no matter the occasion.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes
Chill Time
1 hour


  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks) , softened and divided
  • 1 cup
  • 1/4 cup
    light corn syrup
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 2/3 cups
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips (10-oz. pkg.)
  • 2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsps
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/3 cup
    sugar for rolling additional


Equipment Needed 
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave
Refrigerator Refrigerator
Oven Oven
Cookie Sheet Cookie Sheet
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Beat 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter and 1 cup sugar in large mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add corn syrup, egg and vanilla; blend well.


Place peanut butter chips and remaining 1/4 cup butter in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes; stir until smooth when stirred. OR (Heat peanut butter chip mixture in saucepan over very low heat, stirring constantly, just until melted and smooth when stirred.) Blend into butter mixture.


Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add to peanut butter mixture, blending well. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.


Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.


Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown around edges. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.


Drizzle cookies with additional melted peanut butter chips or chocolate chips.

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