Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Taste of Home Dec Jan 2009

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

35

minutes

SERVINGS

36

cookies

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

35

minutes

SERVINGS

36

servings

Ingredients

  • 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

  • Drizzle:

  • 1 6oz. semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter

  • 1 tsp. shortening

Directions

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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