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REESE'S Peanut Butter Chip Temptations

Details

Time
2 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
40 cookies

Get out your muffin tin and bake the best peanut butter cookies you've ever tasted. Each one contains a chocolate peanut butter cup inside.

Ingredients & Directions

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

Ingredients

  • About 40

    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Miniatures or 12 (0.75 oz each) REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups, quartered

  • 1/2 cup

    butter or margarine 1 (stick), softened

  • 2/3 cup

    packed light brown sugar

  • 1

    egg

  • 3/4 tsp

    vanilla extract

  • 1-1/3 cups

    all-purpose flour

  • 3/4 tsps

    baking soda

  • 1/2 cup

    nuts chopped (finely)

  • 1/3 cup

    granulated sugar (for rolling)

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
muffin cup tin
muffin cup tin
muffin liner
paper muffin cups
bowl
microwave-safe bowl
microwave
microwave
measuring cup
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
wire rack
wire rack
1

Heat oven to 350° F. Remove wrappers from peanut butter cups. Line small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.

2

Place butter and peanut butter chips in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Add brown sugar, egg and vanilla, beating until well blended. Stir in flour, baking soda and nuts, blending well.

3

Shape dough into 40 equal (about 1 inch) balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place one in each paper-lined muffin cup.

4

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven; immediately press peanut butter cup into center of each cookie. Cool completely in muffin pan. Makes 40 cookies.

Additional questions?