REESE'S Peanut Butter and Chocolate Temptation Cookies

Details

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
40 cookies

These are no ordinary cupcakes. Each alluring peanut butter and chocolate creation has a REESE'S Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup in their center. And best of all: they’re no-fuss. So you can bake up an impressive batch without breaking out the icing bag.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
27 minutes
Bake Time
11 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 40

    REESE'S Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures

  • 1/2 cup

    butter or margarine (1 stick), softened

  • 1/2 cup

    granulated sugar

  • 1/2 cup

    packed light brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup

    REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter

  • 1

    egg

  • 1/2 tsp

    vanilla extract

  • 1 cup

    all-purpose flour

  • 1/3 cup

    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa

  • 3/4 tsp

    baking soda

  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
small muffin cup tin
small muffin cup tin
muffin cups
muffin cups
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
mixer
mixer
measuring cups
measuring cups
refrigerator
refrigerator
wire rack
wire rack
1

Heat oven to 375° F. Remove wrappers from candies. Line small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter) with paper or foil bake cups, if desired.

2

Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, egg and vanilla in large bowl until well blended. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. (if necessary, refrigerate dough about 15 minutes or until firm enough to handle). Shape dough into 40 equal balls (about 1 inch each); place one in each paper-lined or ungreased muffin cup. Do NOT flatten.

3

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until puffed and set. Remove from oven; immediately press peanut butter cup in center of each cookie. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

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