Chocolate and peanut butter just belong together, don't you think? It truly is a match made in heaven! And the delicious flavor of Reese’s Pieces and Peanut Butter Cups just cannot be beat. These cookies combine my two favorite candies together to make a delicious cookie treat! You won't believe how easy it is to make Peanut Butter Cup Cookies.
Why you need to make this Reese peanut butter cup cookie
- Combines the deliciousness of peanut butter cups and Reese's Pieces with soft chocolate cookies
- Great way to use leftover candy
- Frosting and candy make everything better!
How to make Reese's Pieces cookies
To start with, you'll want to Preheat your oven to 350℉. Next, pour flour, salt, cocoa and baking soda into a mixing bowl. Mix these together well and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, add brown sugar, sugar, butter, milk, vanilla, peanut butter and egg. Mix these ingredients together well.
Slowly add the dry ingredients into the bowl with the wet ingredients and mix together.
Now it's time to add in the Reese’s Pieces. I dare you not to sneak a few during the step. It's okay if you do, I won't tell! You'll want to make sure to save some Reese's Pieces for later for cookie decorating.
On a non-stick or parchment paper lined pan, place tablespoon sized balls of dough evenly spaced. Slightly flatten each dough ball with a spoon. Bake for 12-15 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Remove the cookies from the oven and transfer them to a cooling rack.
Once the cookies have cooled, it is time to add some yummy frosting on the bottom side of a cookie.
Place a cookie on top of the frosting to make a cookie sandwich. Stick Reese’s Pieces and miniatures into the frosting to decorate your cookie sandwich.
I think these Reese's Cookie Sandwiches would make a perfect dessert or treat because of the colors, but the flavors are fabulous for any season!
Reese’s Cookie Sandwiches
- 1 cup Reese’s Pieces
- ½ cup Reese’s Miniatures
- ½ Cup Butter
- 1 Teaspoon Salt
- 1 Egg
- 1 ⅓ Cup Flour
- 1 Tablespoon Vanilla
- 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
- ⅓ Cup Peanut Butter
- 1 Cup Brown Sugar
- ¼ Cup Sugar
- ½ Cup Cocoa Powder
- 1 Tablespoon Milk
- 12 tbsp Frosting
- Pre-Heat oven time 350 degrees.
- Pour flour, salt, cocoa & baking soda into a mixing bowl.
- Mix well & set aside.
- In large mixing bowl, add brown sugar, sugar, butter, milk, vanilla, peanut butter & egg.
- Mix well.
- Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients bowl while mixing.
- Mix in the Reese’s Pieces. Make sure to save a few for later!
- On a non-stick or parchment paper lined pan, place tablespoon sized balls of dough evenly spaced.
- Slightly flatten each ball with a spoon.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes.
- Remove from oven and transfer to a cooling rack.
- Once cookies have cooled, add frosting.
- Place a cookie on top to make a cookie sandwich.
- Stick Reese’s Pieces and miniatures into the frosting.
- Serve & enjoy!
This nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using online calculators. Your nutritional information may vary depending on numerous factors.
Frequently asked questions
You can store these in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
You can fill these cookies with ice cream to make an ice cream sandwich. You can also make your own peanut butter frosting. Check out this peanut butter frosting recipe from Love Bakes Good Cakes.
You bet! They taste amazing and are so rich!
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