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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Recipe

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Recipe

If you want to enjoy one of these soft, fully loaded treats the day after you make them, you’d better find a good hiding spot. —Jennifer Krey, Clarence, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips
  • 6 packages (1-1/2 ounces each) peanut butter cups, chopped

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks, milk and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chips and peanut butter cups.
  • 2. Drop heaping tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set (do not overbake). Cool 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 170 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.