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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


  • 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)


  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

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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!"

Reviewed Dec. 21, 2014

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

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?"

Reviewed Oct. 9, 2014

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

Reviewed Jun. 1, 2014

"Delicious. Everyone at work loved them!"

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