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peanut butter cookie cups

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups


  • Author: Regan Jones, RD
  • Total Time: 25 min
  • Yield: 7 cookie cups
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

A peanut butter lovers dream, these Peanut Butter Cookie Cups are the best way to combine the great taste of a peanut butter cookie, s’mores, and your favorite peanut butter cups!


Ingredients

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter*
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • Pinch of salt
  • 7 marshmallows, cut in half
  • 7 small peanut butter cups (such as miniature Reeses)

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 7 muffin cups of a muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Add peanut butter, sugar, egg, and salt to bowl of a stand mixer; beat on medium speed until just combined, about 2 minutes. (Alternatively, you can use a hand mixer/electric mixer.)
  3. Using a cookie scoop, scoop dough evenly into prepared muffin cups. Bake in preheated oven until just puffed, set, and golden brown, about 12 minutes. Remove from oven. Using a small cup with a diameter smaller than the muffin cup, gently press down on cooked peanut butter cookie dough to form a cookie cup. Arrange 2 marshmallow halves in center of each cookie, and nestle a peanut butter cup in between each marshmallow in center of each hot cookie cup. Bake cookies at 350 degrees F for 3 minutes bake time.
  4. Remove from oven; let cool on a cooling rack 10 minutes. Run an offset spatula or dull knife around outside edges of cups, and carefully lift from muffin tin. Serve warm cookies or at room temperature. Store in an airtight container or ziploc bag.

Notes

*I do not recommend using natural peanut butter for this recipe. I personally prefer creamy vs. crunchy peanut butter.

  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cooling Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cookie cup
  • Calories: 405
  • Sugar: 40 g
  • Sodium: 135 mg
  • Fat: 21 g
  • Carbohydrates: 48 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 11 g

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