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REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Sandwich Cookies

Details

Time
4 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
18 sandwich cookies

These cookies are a cozy combination of peanut butter and oats that will have your family reaching for more! Each sandwich is stuffed with a REESE’S Peanut Butter Cup. Kids will have so much fun helping you assemble them.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
22 minutes
Bake Time
11 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes
Chill Time
3 hours

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup
    butter or margarine (1/2 stick), softened
  • 1/4 cup
    shortening
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 cup
    quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped nuts, optional
  • 1-1/3 cups
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Minis (8-oz. pkg.)
  • 36
    REESE'S Snack Size Peanut Butter Cups

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
cookie sheet cookie sheet
mixer mixer
measuring cup measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
refrigerator refrigerator
oven oven
wire rack wire rack
microwave microwave
1

Beat butter, shortening, granulated sugar and brown sugar until well blended. Add egg; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; blend into butter mixture. Stir in oats and chopped nuts, if desired. Stir in mini peanut butter cups. Cover; refrigerate several hours or overnight.

2

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

3

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until almost set. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

4

Remove wrappers from snack size peanut butter cups. For each sandwich cookie, place two peanut butter cups on flat side of cookie; place on paper towel. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 10 to 15 seconds; gently press second cookie on peanut butter cup. Wait several minutes for peanut butter cup to soften and adhere to second cookie. Eat immediately or allow chocolate to set before storing cookies. Makes about 18 sandwich cookies.

• Note: Use one or two peanut butter cups based on personal preference.

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