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REESE'S Stuffed Football Cookies

Details

Time
1 hour 45 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
36 cookies

Using HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa and REESE’S Peanut Butter Cup Minis, this football cookie idea will be an easy touchdown for sports fans. Get the recipe.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
40 minutes
Bake Time
12 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup

    butter or margarine (1-1/2 sticks), softened

  • 1/2 cup

    sugar

  • 1

    egg

  • 2 tsps

    vanilla extract

  • 2-1/2 tsps

    all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 tsp

    baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

  • about 36

    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Minis (one half of 8 oz pkg.)

  • About 1/2 cup

    white ready to spread frosting (optional)

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
mixer
mixer
measuring cups
measuring cups
wooden spoon
wooden spoon
cookie sheet
cookie sheet
wire rack
wire rack
pastry bag with  tip
pastry bag with tip
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Beat butter and sugar until creamy. Add egg and vanilla. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to butter mixture.

TIP

Batter will be stiff; stir in last part with wooden spoon or work in with hands.

2

For each cookie roll about 1 tablespoon dough into ball; flatten slightly and press around one mini peanut butter cup, covering cup completely. Mold into football shape. Using wooden pick or edge of knife press lines into dough resembling lacing on football. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

3

Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Fill in football lacing marks with frosting, if desired.

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