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REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Sandwich Cookies


11 Min.
22 Min.
Skill Level:
18 sandwich cookies

You know and love REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups — and now you can elevate them to star in a dessert, perfect for any peanut butter lover. This REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Sandwich Cookies recipe makes cookies that are a cozy combo of peanut butter and oats that will have your family asking for more! Even better, you can have your littlest ones help you assemble these fun REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Sandwich Cookies.

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Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
22 minutes
Bake Time
11 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes
Chill Time
3 hours



Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
cookie sheet cookie sheet
mixer mixer
measuring cup measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
refrigerator refrigerator
oven oven
wire rack wire rack
microwave microwave

Beat butter, shortening, granulated sugar and brown sugar until well blended. Add egg; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; blend into butter mixture. Stir in oats and chopped nuts, if desired. Stir in mini peanut butter cups. Cover; refrigerate several hours or overnight.


Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.


Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until almost set. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.


Remove wrappers from snack size peanut butter cups. For each sandwich cookie, place two peanut butter cups on flat side of cookie; place on paper towel. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 10 to 15 seconds; gently press second cookie on peanut butter cup. Wait several minutes for peanut butter cup to soften and adhere to second cookie. Eat immediately or allow chocolate to set before storing cookies. Makes about 18 sandwich cookies.

• Note: Use one or two peanut butter cups based on personal preference.

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