Reese's Peanut Butter Temptations

If you like Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, then this delectable two-biter sensation is just for you! My wonderful friend introduced me to this recipe last weekend and it now has a new home in my recipe collection. They are super easy to make and are perfect for a party. Other than a sweet tooth, here is what you need:

40 Reese's Miniature Peanut Butter Cups
1 stick of unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 375. Remove the wrappers from the Reese's and set aside. Try to resist the urge to eat all of them. :) Spray a mini muffin pan with cooking spray or line them with paper cups. I just use the spray if I am using a nonstick muffin pan.

Using an electric mixer, beat the butter, sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, egg and vanilla until fluffy. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking soda and salt. Gradually add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and beat until well mixed. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and drop into the muffin cup. Don't flatten them!

Bake for 10-12 minutes until they are puffed and lightly browned. You will be tempted to eat them, but wait! After removing them from the oven, press a Reese's into the center of the cookie. Don't worry about your fingerprints- the chocolate will melt and cover them up. Let them cool completely in the muffin pan.

I literally had to stop myself from eating these. They are YUMMY! Let me know if you make them!

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  1. ok seriously I wanted to lick the screen!! those would go perfect right now with my cup of tea!!

  2. Tiffany!!!!! WHHHHYYYYY would you post this???!!! OMG, I'm trying to diet but these make me want to run home to make these right away!!! Looks soooo yummy! lol

  3. Definitley tempting! I LOVE Reese's pb cups!!!

  4. Oh My goodness!!! I love Reese's, definitely going to try this!

  5. Yummy! I've been looking for the perfect cookie to make for my girls first day of school. I'm not a big baker, but I think I can pull this recipe off.

    Thanks for the inspiration!


  6. Oh my goodness...why oh why do you tempt me with such delicious looking treats? I MUST make these. My hubby and I would fight over them. :)

  7. Oh! What cute yummy treats! I can do damage to a bag of those little Reese's!

  8. What a GREAT recipe! I'd like to invite you over to Lady Behind The Curtain for my link party "Cast Party Wednesday" to share this and more of your recipes.
    I hope to see you there!

  9. These sound amazing! I love Reese's and am always incorporating them into treats. Thanks for sharing.

  10. I'm a peanut butter cup addict and these looks AMAZING!

  11. I absolutely love making these things!

    I recently tried chocolate chip cookie dough and sugar cookie dough with hershey cookies & cream drops, twix, snickers, marshmallows, etc. Delicious!

  12. Great post, and great website. Thanks for the information! clarified butter recipe


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