Reese’s peanut butter cup cookies

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I spotted a pack of ‘mini peanut butter cups’ whilst shopping the other day and thought they’d be the perfect size to throw in a cookie mix. The only reason I added the white chocolate chips is because they needed to be used up! I found the recipe after searching for a while on line from real mom kitchen. These are really moist and gooey cookies, easy to make too! A real treat for peanut butter lovers out there. So here’s how I made them..
What you will need (makes around 12 cookies)
3/4 cup of butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup of brown sugar
1 cup of creamy peanut butter
2 eggs
1tsp vanilla extract
1tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp of salt
2 1/2 cups of plain flour
1 cup of white chocolate chips (optional)
1 bag of mini Reese’s peanut butter cups
Preheat the oven to 180. In a large bowl add softened butter, sugar, peanut butter and eggs. Whisk until nicely combined then add vanilla extract, baking soda, salt and sift in the flour. Whisk the mix until it starts to form a dough and thicken. Fold in a generous helping of white chocolate chips. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper, then scoop out 6 large spoonfuls of cookie dough and place them evenly onto the tray. Then use the back of  a spoon to gently flatten them. Pop them in the oven and leave to bake for around 11-12 minutes.

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In the mean time tidy up the mess, is it just me who always gets flour everywhere?  cut up the mini Reese’s peanut butter cups into halves. Check on the cookies at around 12 minutes, they should be going a light golden colour. Carefully take them out of the oven, then stuff them with the chopped up pieces of  peanut butter cups! Once the cookies have been generously stuffed and sprinkled with the peanut butter cups place the tray back in the over for another 2-3 minutes. Take them out, then leave them to cool for a few minutes. 

reeses peanut butter cup cookies

I think these cookies are best served fresh from the oven, whilst still warm. I like my cookies nice and gooey. If you cut them in half whilst still warm you should have something that looks like this..

reeses peanut butter cup cookies

Drool. Look at all that melted milk chocolate mixed with the peanut butter and white chocolate chips..

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What do you guys think? They went down well in this house. I think they would make a nice gift too! (Who doesn’t like freshly baked cookies?) These would be great especially for those who are fans of Reese’s peanut butter cups or peanut butter and chocolate in general!
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59 Comments

  1. June 10, 2013 / 11:13 am

    Wow! These look amazing! I absolutely love peanut buttercups and I'd love to try these. I don't know how you bake so often, I try to avoid it as I have zero self control and would end up eating most of the goodies 9 times out of 10. xxx

  2. June 10, 2013 / 11:31 am

    SIGH. My fave!

  3. June 10, 2013 / 11:31 am

    Good gosh, these look right up my strada! It's a wicked combination and these ones in particular look so gorgeously moist and gooey.

    They will be created in my kitchen very soon!

    Cx
    Cocktails and Caroline

  4. June 10, 2013 / 11:33 am

    These look so delicious! I could imagine these going down a treat.

    Nicky

    xx

  5. June 10, 2013 / 11:42 am

    Oh my gosh, these look fab. I know what I'm baking tomorrow now! x

    Amy / srslylou.com

  6. June 10, 2013 / 12:21 pm

    These sound delicious! Going to have a go baking these at the weekend! xx

  7. June 10, 2013 / 12:45 pm

    God these look immense Becky! My boyfriend would think all his Christmas' had come at once if I made him these!
    Sophie
    x

  8. June 10, 2013 / 1:03 pm

    That looks way too good to be true! Will have to make this for my camping trip.. girl's gotta snack!

    teffy || Teffys Perks Blog

    Xx

  9. June 10, 2013 / 1:16 pm

    These look SO good!

  10. June 10, 2013 / 1:25 pm

    Oh my gosh, they look and sound like heaven! X

    Olivia – cravemorebeauty.blogspot.co.uk

  11. June 10, 2013 / 2:05 pm

    Oh wow! These sound amazing! xxx

    holljc.blogspot.co.uk

  12. June 10, 2013 / 2:37 pm

    These look like heaven in a cookie! My mum always used to make these xo

  13. June 10, 2013 / 5:26 pm

    They look amazing! I am going to have to attempt to make these myself!
    My friends love it when I bake cookies!! Thanks for sharing.
    Xx

    Madeleine In Wonderland

  14. June 10, 2013 / 7:34 pm

    hmmm they look soo good :)http://astylemosaic.blogspot.co.uk/

  15. June 10, 2013 / 7:54 pm

    They look delicious! I LOVE peanut butter so I'll definitely have to try this recipe out 🙂 x

  16. June 10, 2013 / 7:59 pm

    OH MY LIFE. Yum. Did you find the Reese's in Tesco?! I didn't realise you could get them in the UK. I stocked up good and proper when I was in NYC a few years back! Definitely going to make these!

    Ambi xx

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  17. June 10, 2013 / 8:01 pm

    These look amazing!!!

    egtx3.blogspot.co.uk
    xo

  18. June 10, 2013 / 8:25 pm

    These look amazing!! So going to give them a whirl xx

  19. June 10, 2013 / 8:33 pm

    Peanuts and chocolate and just complete yumminess… what's not to like!? 😀 deffo want to try these xx

    janesjumbles.blogspot.co.uk

  20. June 11, 2013 / 1:06 pm

    You make THE most of amazing naughty food!! Love your blog 🙂
    Holly x

    Ginger-jabber.blogspot.co.uk

  21. June 11, 2013 / 6:39 pm

    Oh my god I love you a little bit for this. These look AMAAAAZING! xx

  22. June 12, 2013 / 6:07 am

    I love Reese's peanut butter cups! So I know for sure these cookies taste good! =)

  23. June 12, 2013 / 1:01 pm

    Are you trying to kill me? For the rest of the day I won't be able to think about anything elese except these cookies. :)x

  24. June 13, 2013 / 4:52 pm

    Oh these look amazing!! I'm massively craving some cookies now 😛
    Love Holly x

    h-c-style.blogspot.co.uk // h-c-beauty.blogspot.co.uk

  25. June 18, 2013 / 1:37 pm

    oh my these look delicious! Have the urge to bake now!
    Love your blog xx

    juststephblog.blogspot.com

  26. June 22, 2013 / 3:16 pm

    Oh man, these look super dreamy. I've been on a big chocolate and peanut butter kick lately.

    -Becca
    Ladyface Blog

  27. June 30, 2013 / 4:04 pm

    I've just tried making these! My presentation leave a lot to be desired, but they taste so good! I've even done some with peanut butter M&Ms.

    Jegz. x

    jegzjegzjegz.wordpress.com

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