Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

These are some of my favorite cookies of all time! They are so yummy to each right after you pull them out of the oven and the centers are all gooey and chocolatey . . . YUM!
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 40 miniature chocolate covered peanut butter cups, unwrapped
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Sift together the flour, salt and baking soda; set aside.
Cream together the butter, sugar, peanut butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in the egg, vanilla and milk. Add the flour mixture; mix well. Shape into 40 balls and place each into an ungreased mini muffin pan.
Bake at 375 degrees for about 7-8 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately press a mini peanut butter cup into each ball. Cool and carefully remove from pan. 
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14 Comments

  1. says

    Oh, you all post the naughtiest recipes! These look sooooooooo yummy! Between this and that no-bake cheesecake, and all of the other recipes you’ve been posting, you’re giving this pregnant lady cravings for all the wrong things! Keep it up! =)

    -Janelle
    homemadethisandthat.blogspot.com

  2. says

    Divine – It doesn’t get any better than chocolate and peanut butter, does it? Such a classic combo.

    If you’d like, I wanted to invite you to share your best recipes over at my new party, Recipe Sharing Monday at Jam Hands. I’m going to be featuring my favorite submissions during the week and I’d love it if you’d join in the fun. :O)

  3. Emilie says

    These were very yummy (except the last pan I forgot to take out of the oven…). I added some red and green sanding sugar to the tops before baking to make them a little bit festive!! Know if I can keep from eating them all before Christmas…..

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