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Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

These amazing cookies are made from a make ahead cookie mix.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Author Marty's Musings



  • 2 cups Make Ahead Cookie Mix
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 to 2 tbs milk if needed
  • 48 miniature peanut butter cups unwrapped


  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp shortening


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 48 mini muffin cups with shortening or nonstick cooking spray.
  • Stir cookie mix before measuring.
  • In large bowl, beat cookie mix, peanut butter, butter and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until dough forms. Add milk if needed.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place in muffin cups.
  • Press 1 peanut butter cup into each ball.
  • Bake 12-15 minutes or until dough is set and golden brown around edges of candy.
  • Cool 5 minutes and remove from pan. Cool completely for 30 minutes.
  • Melt chocolate chips and shortening in microwave for 45 to 60 seconds or until melted. Continue to microwave in 15 second increments, stirring until smooth.
  • Drizzle glaze evenly over cooled cookies.