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These Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are delicious bite sized desserts
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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are chewy and melt-in-your-mouth peanut butter cookies stuffed with a mini Reese’s peanut butter cup.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peanut Butter Cup Cookies,, Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 148kcal
Author: Cindy

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 24 mini peanut butter cups

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 24-cup miniature muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a medium bowl, mix butter and both sugars until light and fluffy. Mix in egg and vanilla until smooth. Finally mix in peanut butter and flour mixture.
  • Fill each miniature muffin cup with about one tablespoon of batter. Bake 8-10 minutes until lightly golden and puffed around the edges. Meanwhile, unwrap the peanut butter cups.
  • Remove from oven and immediately press one peanut butter cup into the middle of each cookie until level.
  • Cool 10-15 minutes in the pan, and the cup will be partially melted and shiny. Remove from pan and let cool on a rack.

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Notes

  • For the best results, use a creamy peanut butter where the oil doesn't separate out.
  • When you remove the cookies from the oven, it's OK if the they could collapse a little bit.

Nutrition

Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.5mg