Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Peanut Butter Cup 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.

SKILL LEVEL
Beginner

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories520
Calories from Fat270
Total Fat30 g46% DV
Saturated Fat13 g65% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium250 mg10% DV
Total Carbohydrates56 g19% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars37 g
Protein7 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron10% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories520
Calories from Fat270
Total Fat30 g46% DV
Saturated Fat13 g65% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium250 mg10% DV
Total Carbohydrates56 g19% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars37 g
Protein7 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron10% DV
8 REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures
2 tablespoonsunsalted butter , softened
2 tablespoonspacked dark brown sugar
2 tablespoonsREESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter
1 tablespoongranulated sugar
1 egg yolk large
1 teaspoonmilk
1/2 teaspoonvanilla extract
1/2 cupall-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoonbaking soda
1/4 teaspoonsalt

Directions

  • 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. Makes 8 cookies. Recipe created for The Hershey Company by Dessert for Two.
Ingredients sitting on a table

Our Best Baking Tips

Hershey’s expert bloggers have all the sweet ideas you need to Bake Happy.

Read the Blog
go to top