Soft Baked Cookies
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Soft Baked Reese’s Pieces Cookies

Soft Baked Reese’s Pieces Cookies are a peanut butter lover's dream. Super chewy & delicious, they are a family favorite this time of year.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Reese's Pieces
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Chill 3 hours
Servings 16 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp table salt
  • 3/4 cup butter (1-1/2 sticks)
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar - loosely packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup Reese’s Pieces candies - divided

Instructions

  • Whisk the melted butter, brown sugar & granulated sugar together in a large bowl.
  • Whisk in egg & egg yolk, along with the vanilla extract.
  • Add in the flour, baking soda, cornstarch & salt & mix until combined.
  • Fold in the white chocolate chips & 1/2 cup of Reese's Pieces.
  • Cover & chill in the refrigerator for a minimum of 3 hours – up to 3 days Overnight works best.
  • Remove the dough from the refrigerator & let it soften at room temperature while you preheat the oven.
  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  • Line your baking sheets with parchment & set aside.
  • Roll the dough into large, oblong-shaped balls (taller than they are wide) – approx. 3 tbsp each. The dough will be crumbly but will come together when rolled between your hands.
  • Place the dough on your prepared baking sheet, approx. 1-2” apart.
  • Place Reese’s Pieces into the top of the dough before baking.
  • Bake 11-12 minutes – they will look very soft but will continue to bake once removed & they set.
  • Place any additional Reese’s Pieces or chocolate chips in the tops of the baked cookies before they cool, if desired.
  • Cool on the cookie sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.