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thick and chewy peanut butter cookies

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are the perfect blend of salty and sweet with a peanut butter cookie base and loaded with mini peanut butter cups and chocolate chips!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate chip, peanut butter, peanut butter cups, Reese's Pieces
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 cookies


  • ½ cup butter at room temperature (1 stick)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup Reese's cups chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat mats.
  • Add the butter and sugar to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and beat on medium speed until it is well combined-- about 1 minute.
  • Next add in the peanut butter, egg, and vanilla and mix to combine.
  • Stir together the flour and baking soda and powder in another small mixing bowl then beat into the wet ingredients on low speed, just until no large lumps of flour remain.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips and chopped Reese’s cups.
  • Once well incorporated, scoop out the dough and shape into 1” balls. Flatten the balls with a fork, if desired.
  • Bake until the edges begin to turn golden brown-- about 13-15 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly before enjoying.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.