PEANUT BUTTER CUP COOKIES

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, 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 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups chopped peanut butter cups (about six 1.6-oz packages

Directions

  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter, peanut butter and sugars.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat in vanilla.
  • Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips and peanut butter cups.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2-inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Cool for two minutes before removing to wire racks.

Notes

These are one of my favorite cookies. I usually make them with a cup of the chocolate Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and a cup of white chocolate Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.

Categories: Cookies 

Author Credit: Best of Country Cookies

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