Peanut Butter Cookie Cups Recipe
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Peanut Butter Cookie Cups Recipe

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I'm a busy schoolteacher and pastor's wife who always looks for shortcuts. I wouldn't dare show my face at a church dinner or bake sale without these tempting peanut butter treats. They're quick and easy to make and always a hit. —Kristi Tackett, Banner, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 36 servings


  • 1 package (17-1/2 ounces) peanut butter cookie mix
  • 36 miniature peanut butter cups, unwrapped

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 119 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 89mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare cookie mix according to package directions. Roll dough into 1-in. balls. Place in greased miniature muffin cups. Press dough evenly onto bottom and up sides of each cup.
  2. Bake 11-13 minutes or until set. Immediately place a peanut butter cup in each cup; press down gently. Cool 10 minutes; carefully remove from pans. Yield: 3 dozen.
Editor's Note: 2-1/4 cups peanut butter cookie dough of your choice can be substituted for the mix.
Originally published as Peanut Butter Cookie Cups in Quick Cooking January/February 2000, p55

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2015

"Fool-proof and delicious"

Reviewed Mar. 11, 2015


Kids of all ages loved them!
Thank You! Kristi & Taste of Home!"

Reviewed Jan. 8, 2015

"These are DELICIOUS!!!!! So easy, even my husband could make these:) I find a tart tamper is a quick and easy way to shape the cups."

Reviewed Apr. 16, 2014

"These are a cinch to make and delicious. My son in law LOVES them. They are also very rich."

Reviewed Sep. 2, 2013

"I make these every first of September and my co workers love them. They always want the recipe and they are amazed there are only ingredients :)"

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