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2 hours
Skill Level
30 cookies

When it comes to cookies, it’s best to keep it simple – like these REESE’S PIECES Cup Cookies. Each one is a simply delicious combination of REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups, REESE'S PIECES Candies and brown sugar cookies.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
45 minutes


  • 30
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups (snack size or regular)
  • 1/2 cup
    butter or margarine (1 stick), softened
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2
  • 1 cup
    REESE'S PIECES Candies
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup
    REESE'S PIECES Candies (optional)

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Bowl Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Cookie Sheet Cookie Sheet
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Heat oven to 350° F. Remove wrappers from peanut butter cups; set aside.


Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, egg and vanilla in large bowl until fluffy. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in 1 cup candies. Drop by heaping teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.


Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned; remove from oven. Cool 2 to 3 minutes; press one peanut butter cup into the center of each cookie. Remove from pan to wire rack. Add several candy pieces to top of peanut butter cup, if desired. Cool completely.

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