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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Details

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
8 cookies

Get double the REESE'S Peanut Butter with these bite sized cookies. There's REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter in the dough, and each cookie is topped with a REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Miniature. Use your favorite flavor of miniature to top these peanut butter treats.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Bake Time
9 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour

Ingredients

  • 8
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures
  • 2 Tbsps
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsps
    packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsps
    REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1
    egg yolk large
  • 1 tsp
    milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Muffin Tin Muffin Tin
Muffin Cups Muffin Cups
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Wooden Spoon Wooden Spoon
Wire Rack Wire Rack
1

Heat oven to 375°F. Generously grease 8 small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter) with butter. Remove wrappers from peanut butter cups; set aside.

2

Combine butter, dark brown sugar, peanut butter and granulated sugar in medium bowl with wooden spoon. Add egg yolk, milk and vanilla, stirring until well blended. Whisk together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually stir into butter mixture until well blended. Whisk together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually stir into butter mixture until well blended and dough forms. Divide dough into 8 equal balls (about 1-1/4 inches). Place one ball in each prepared muffin cup.

3

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until puffed and set. Remove from oven; immediately press peanut butter cup into the center of each cookie. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

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