Peanut butter cookie cups are a soft peanut butter cookie, surrounding a mini Reese’s peanut butter cup.  These delicious cookies never last very long around our home.

They are a favorite of my kids and the grand kids. If you don’t hide them, you will come back and there will not be any left!!! I just can’t figure out where they go when I am the only one home? Ha ha!!

I like to make these cookies any time of the year, especially around the holidays when you make treats for the neighbors. They do fill the plate rather quickly. I have also used Hershey Kisses if I do not have the peanut butter cups.

 

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

What Ingredients Do I Need For Peanut Butter Cookie Cups?

  • Butter
  • Peanut butter
  • Sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla
  • Soda
  • Salt
  • Flour
  • Reese’s miniatures

 

How Do I Make Peanut Butter Cookie Cups?

  • Cream together butter, peanut butter, sugars, eggs, and vanilla.
  • Then add the flour, soda, and salt and mix well.
  • Shape into approximately 2″ balls.
  • Place into greased mini muffin tin.
  • Unwrap 30 Reese’s miniatures.
  • Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until the cookie dough starts to turn golden brown.
  • After you remove them from the oven, place a Reese’s in the middle of each cookie. Press down until the Reese’s is even with the top of the cookie.
  • Remove from the muffin tin after they cool for about 2 minutes.

 

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

These are similar to peanut blossom cookies, but for some reason, we like the Reese’s better than the kisses and they are fun to put into the muffin tins.

I also love to make them for special occasions. They are usually the dessert that disappears first! I use creamy peanut butter, but if you like you can use crunchy. I just love to enjoy the creaminess of these delicious cookies.

Also, I wanted to take some cookies to my neighbor because his mother just passed away, and I thought that these peanut butter cookie cups are just the cookie to cheer him up a bit.

 

Tips and tricks For Peanut Butter Cookie Cups:

  • You may want to try crunchy peanut butter, if you like a little peanut in your cookies.
  • When I do not want to scratch my muffin pan, I use an orange peeler to remove the cookies, as it is nice and soft.
  • Sprinkle some sprinkles on top of the  peanut butter cookie cups with whatever color you like, around whatever holiday you make these for. Like red and green for Christmas.

 

It is snowing today, and so I always love to turn the oven on and warm up the house. I am just like the rest of you who live around Utah and Idaho, we are ready for some nice Spring weather. I do not mind the rain, but I am a little finished with the snow.

We had the biggest snow flakes yesterday, but we were lucky that they didn’t last. It does make everyone’s grass nice and green. So, if the weather is 40 degrees at your house today, then you too will enjoy making and eating these amazing peanut butter cookie cups!!

Peanut butter cookie cups are really a treat. They are some of my favorite cookies because you all know that I am a big Reese’s fan, but if you are not, like I said, you can use chocolate Kiss’ or you could use any little candy bar that you like.

More Delicious Cookie Recipes For You:

Coconut Lime Swig Cookies

Copycat Crumbl Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies

Chocolate Swig Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting

Copycat Crumble Muddy Buddy Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

 

Yield: 30

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

Peanut butter cookie cups are a favorite, they have creamy Reese's in every bite. The Reese's miniatures are wrapped in a soft peanut butter cookie.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • Reese's miniatures

Instructions

  1. Cream together butter, peanut butter, sugars, eggs, and vanilla.
  2. Then add the flour, soda, and salt and mix well.
  3. Shape into approximately 2" balls.
  4. Place into greased mini muffin tin.
  5. Unwrap 30 Reese's miniatures.
  6. Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until the cookie dough starts to turn golden brown.
  7. After you remove them from the oven, place a Reese's in the middle of each cookie. Press down until the Reese's is even with the top of the cookie.
  8. Remove from the muffin tin after they cool for about 2 minutes.
  9. I use a orange peeler to remove mine.

Nutrition Information

Yield

30

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 104Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 21mgSodium 86mgCarbohydrates 11gFiber 0gSugar 4gProtein 2g
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