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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies


Taste of Home Dec Jan 2009

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  • Drizzle:
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 13oz. pkg. mini peanut butter cups
  • 1 6oz. semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp. shortening


Servings 36
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 35mins


Step 1

In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy. beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
Roll into 1 1/4" balls. Press a mini peanut butter cup in each; reshape balls. Place 2" apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
For drizzle, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips, peanut butter, and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cookies.

Reduced Fat or generic brands of peanut butter are not recommended for this recipe.


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