Chocolate Blossoms with REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Minis

Chocolate Blossoms with REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Minis

This recipe for chocolate peanut butter cookies is best enjoyed with even more chocolate and peanut butter. Top each blossom cookie with a few REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Miniatures for a delightful homemade dessert.

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 20  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories100
Calories from Fat60
Total Fat6 g9% DV
Saturated Fat1 g8% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol5 mg2% DV
Sodium95 mg4% DV
Total Carbohydrates11 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories100
Calories from Fat60
Total Fat6 g9% DV
Saturated Fat1 g8% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol5 mg2% DV
Sodium95 mg4% DV
Total Carbohydrates11 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron2% DV
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa or HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup decorator's sugar or granulated sugar for rolling
  • 1-1/3 cups REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Minis (8-oz. pkg.)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended. Add brown sugar and 1/3 cup granulated sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture.
  • 2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in decorator's sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 3 minutes; press 1 to 2 mini peanut butter cups into center of each cookie. Cookies may crack around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes about 48 cookies.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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