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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Recipe
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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Recipe

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With the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter, it's no surprise these are my family's favorite cookies. Because of their ease of preparation, I'm able to make them at a moment's notice. —Faith Jensen, Meridian, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:90 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 90 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups chopped peanut butter cups (about six 1.6-ounce packages)

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 94 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and peanut butter cups.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: 7-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.
Originally published as Peanut Butter Cup Cookies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p36

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 94 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 5, 2015

"Holy crap those were the BEST cookies and so easy. I'm a great cook but always struggle with cookies. These were GREAT everyone in the family just went crazy over them!! I think I made them too big and had to cook them an extra couple of minutes but they are fabulous."

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Reviewed Jan. 12, 2015

"Fabulous! I read all the reviews and decided to make it exactly as the recipe said. Superb! Wouldn't change a thing!"

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Reviewed Dec. 21, 2014

"Wow! These cookies were easy to make and a HIT with my family and friends!"

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Reviewed Dec. 4, 2014

"My cookies come out flat and hard around the edges. They're still delicious, but w

hat am I doing wrong?"

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Reviewed Oct. 9, 2014

"I make these all the time...everyone in my family loves them and requests them constantly!! So good!"

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