If you love Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, you must try these peanut butter cookies with peanut butter cups!
I made these cookies for the first time back in May for my parents’ anniversary. They were a big hit! I found the peanut butter cookies with peanut butter cups recipe at allrecipes.com, where it received rave reviews.
These cookies are soft and melt in your mouth delicious and a MAJOR fix for people like me who think chocolate and peanut butter are a match made in cookie heaven.
They are perfect for the holidays – or as DIY wedding favors.
Recipe and Tutorial for Peanut Butter Cookies with Peanut Butter Cups
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 40 miniature chocolate covered peanut butter cups, unwrapped
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Place your peanut butter cups in the freezer. (They will be easier to work with.)
Sift together the flour, salt and baking soda; set aside.
Cream together the butter, sugar, peanut butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in the egg, vanilla and milk.
Shape into 40 balls and place each into an ungreased mini muffin pan.
Remove from oven and immediately press a mini peanut butter cup into each ball.
Cool and carefully remove from pan.