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5 from 28 votes

Easy Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

These Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are buttery soft peanut butter cookie cups stuffed with melty peanut butter cups. This holiday classic is SO easy to make! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chewy, cookie cups, peanut butter
Servings: 36 cookie cups
Calories: 123kcal


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter I use Jiff’s
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 36 mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups unwrapped


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 24 slot non stick mini muffin tin with cooking spray.
  • Place butter, peanut butter, both sugars, the egg, and vanilla extract into a large bowl.
  • Using a hand mixer, beat together until well combined.
  • Add in flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Mix, again, until combined.
  • Use a tablespoon to scoop out a tablespoon of dough.
  • Use your hands to roll it into a ball, then place it into one of the prepared slots.
  • Repeat with remaining 23 slots.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes.
  • The dough will NOT look very golden. Don’t over bake.
  • Remove from oven and gently press one Reese’s into one of the cookie cups.
  • Repeat with remaining cookies.
  • Cool slightly and remove from muffin tin.
  • Cool completely on a wire rack before storing them in a sealed Tupperware container.
  • Repeat with remaining dough (you’re making 36 TOTAL cookies).
  • Enjoy!
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Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 59mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.4mg