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Easy Peanut Butter Temptations


1 hour 45 minutes
Skill Level
34 cookies

If you're looking for maximum pleasure with minimum effort, you've found it in this easy peanut butter cookies recipe. Pleasure? Each one of these 34 cookies features a delicious REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Miniature at its center. And easy? These cookies with REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups can be whipped up in a snap. Perfect for a party, family gathering, or a rewarding rainy day activity with the kids.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
12 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour
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  • 34
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures
  • 1 pouch
    Betty Crocker™ Peanut Butter Cookie Mix (17.5-oz.)
  • vegetable oil, water and egg called for on cookie mix package


Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Mini Muffin Tin Mini Muffin Tin
Muffin Cups Muffin Cups
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Wooden Spoon Wooden Spoon
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Heat oven to 375° F. Remove wrappers from candies. Line small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter) with paper or foil bake cups.


Prepare cookie dough following package directions. Shape dough into 34 equal balls; place one in each prepared muffin cup. Do not flatten.


Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until puffed and lightly browned; remove from oven. Immediately press peanut butter cup into each cookie. Cool completely in muffin pan.

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