Quench Your Peanut Butter Craving with this Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe!

Peanut butter is one of my favorite things.  I could literally eat it out of the jar for every meal and never get sick of it.  And on the heels of that, Reece’s peanut butter cups run a close second for my favorite things to eat.  So, as I was sitting in my kitchen looking at my jar of peanut butter and bag of Reece’s, I got an idea.  What if I combined the best of both worlds to create a super yummy treat?  I had an old recipe for made from scratch peanut butter cookies that I knew was delicious.  But what if I added some cut up peanut butter cups to it as well?  Well, I tried it out and let me just say, if you are a peanut butter lover, this is a treat you really don’t want to miss!

Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies

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What You Will Need

1 Cup of Butter

1 Cup of Peanut Butter

1 Cup of Sugar

1 Cup of Light Brown Sugar

2 and a half Cups of Flour

2 Eggs

1 Teaspoon of Baking Powder

1 and a Half Teaspoons of Baking Soda

Dash of Salt

1 Bag of Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups

How to Make Them

Start by creaming your butter, white and brown sugar and peanut butter together.  **HINT:  I slightly warm my butter and peanut butter in the microwave to make it easier to cream them together.**

Next, beat in your eggs.  Once you have this well mixed, slowly add your flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.  Continue to mix well until you have created a dough with a uniform consistency.

Now, while this dough is simply amazing alone, it’s time to add a little something extra!  So, you’re going to stuff your dough full of Reece’s Cups!  Simply remove your Reece’s Cups from the wrappers and chop them up.  The pieces don’t need to be too small – you want them a little chunky.

Once you have your Reece’s Cups chopped up, fold them into your peanut butter cookie dough.

Then cover your dough and place it in the refridgerator for about 30 minutes – just long enough to firm it up!  Once you dough is firm, roll it into teaspoon sized balls and place them on your greased cookie sheet.  Then, using a fork, gently press the fork tines into your cookies, criss-crossing them to create a pattern on the top.

Bake your cookies at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until they turn golden brown.  Then remove them from the oven and allow them to cool.

This recipe makes 4 dozen cookies so serve some warm with milk and freeze the rest for later!  But above all, enjoy!

Comments

  1. Thanks for this – My husband is a peanut butter and Reese’s addict! His birthday is in March, and I think we will forego the traditional peanut butter pie or cake (which I usually make him) and celebrate with these cookies this year!
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  2. This is the best recipe for peanut butter fans like us!

  3. Deborah D says:

    I love peanut butter and will definitely make these.

  4. This cookie looks amazing. I cannot wait to give it a try because we love Reeses.

  5. Deborah Tabor
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    I so love peanut butter too! This recipe is a keeper and can’t wait trying it!!

  6. michelle warner
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    omg these look so amazing we are going to make these tommorrow, thanks for the great post

  7. Those cookies look delicious! I’m a huge peanut butter fan, and I wish I had those cookies fresh out of the oven with a glass of milk right now.

  8. i cant, peanut butter cookies is my fav wait to make these

  9. Teresa Kleeman
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    This is the best of both worlds for me. I love peanut butter cookies, and Reeces Peanut butter cups. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.

    Teresa K.

  10. Rich Hicks says:

    Looks so yummy. Kind of easy todo too. Will try these the coming week!

  11. These peanut butter cookies with Reeses Cups sound delicious! I am going to try them soon.

  12. I’m a peanut butter-a-holic and this recipe just went into my stash pile!

  13. Lucy Lopez says:

    These look so good. Can’t wait to try it. My son is crazy about peanut butter so I know he is going to love these.

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