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Peanut Butter Stuffed Sugar Cookies

Details

Time
1 hour
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
10 cookies

This recipe is a super special take on sugar cookies. Each one is stuffed with a REESE’S Peanut Butter Cup for extra creamy, chocolatey goodness. It’s a fun dessert to make together!

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
24 minutes
Bake Time
16 minutes
Cool Time
20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup

    unsalted butter, softened (2 sticks)

  • 1-1/4 cups

    sugar

  • 1

    egg

  • 1-1/2 tsps

    vanilla extract

  • 2-1/3 cups

    all-purpose flour

  • 3/4 tsp

    baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
pan
cookie sheets
paper
parchment paper
mixer
mixer
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
measuring cup
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
wire rack
wire rack
1
Heat oven to 350° F. Line two baking sheets or cookie sheets with parchment paper. Remove wrappers from peanut butter cups; set aside.
2
Beat butter and sugar in bowl of electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment 4 to 5 minutes or until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla, mixing to combine. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; beat into butter mixture until just combined.
3

Divide dough into 10 (about 1/3 cup) pieces. Working with one piece at a time, divide each piece in half. Flatten one half to about 1/4 inch thickness. Place peanut butter cup on flattened piece. Flatten remaining half so that it covers peanut butter cup; press cookie edges together. Place on prepared baking sheet. Repeat procedure with remaining dough pieces and peanut butter cups. Place 5 cookies about 2 inches apart on each prepared baking sheet.

4
Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until cookie edges are light golden. Cool completely on baking sheet. Cookies may be stored in airtight container for up to one week.

 

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