a pile of peanut butter cup cookies that look like mini peanut butter muffins with a Reese's in the middle
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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

These Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are a classic cookie recipe that you'll want to add to your collection! A rich peanut butter cookie stuffed with a Reese's peanut butter cup is the ultimate peanut lovers dream recipe!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter cup cookie
Servings: 48
Calories: 164kcal
Author: The Endless Appetite


  • 1 cup Butter softened
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter creamy
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Light Brown Sugar packed
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract https://amzn.to/31LidaA
  • 2.5 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 48 Miniature Peanut Butter Cups


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • In a large stand mixer, cream butter and peanut butter until smooth and combined.
  • Add sugar and brown sugar to butter mixture and beat at medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add eggs and vanilla extract and beat until combined.
  • Slowly add flour, baking soda and baking powder. Cream at a low speed just until everything is combined.
  • Roll cookie dough into about 1" balls and place one each in the cavity of a mini muffin tin. Do not press down on the dough at all.
  • Bake for about 8 minutes. Remove from oven and press 1 mini peanut butter cup in the center of each cookie. Let cool completely.


Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 142IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg