Peanut Butter Temptations Cookies

Peanut Butter Temptations Cookies Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Mary Adams

By
@xmrsmike

Years and years ago I clipped a recipe out of Midwest Magazine, and made them at Christmas time. then a few years later when I lived in Rolla, MO, and was getting ready to move, Rolla held a cookie baking contest. Because of the fact that I had to make 2 wedding cakes, I couln't move yet. I decided, what the heck, I'll enter these cookies. And I won!!!!! (I put 20 minutes cook time, because you have to wait until cookies are cool enough to remove, and this recipe makes about 3 1/2 doz.)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
depends on how many the cook eats!
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

40
reeses miniature peanut butter cups
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
suger
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
peanut butter, creamy
1
egg
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
4 oz
semi-sweet chocolate (chips or squares) melted
1/2 tsp
shortening, melted with the chocolate.

How to Make Peanut Butter Temptations Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1heat oven to 375 degrees. Remove wrappers from candies. (This is what takes the most time!) Line small muffin tins with paper bake cups. (I don't do this step.)
  • 2In a large bowl, mix butter, both sugars, peanut butter, egg, and vanilla until fluffy.
  • 3Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.
  • 4Shape dough into 1" balls. Place one in each muffin cup. Do not flatten.
  • 5Bake for 10-12 minutes until puffed and lightly browned. (Keep an eye on them. You don't want to overbake.) Remove from oven and immediately press one peanut butter cup into each cookie. I try to press the peanut butter cup down far enough, so it is even with edge of cookie. (I think it just looks better. Especially when you drizzle chocolate over it.) Cool completely in muffin tin.
  • 6Remove cookies from tin. Place melted chocolate/shortening mixture in a small sealable sandwich bag. Make a small cut on one corner, and drizzle in a zigzag pattern over the cookie. (I thnk this small step is what caused me to win the cookie contest!)

Printable Recipe Card

About Peanut Butter Temptations Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #peanut, #butter, #cookie




Show 1 Comment & Review

Pms Cookies Recipe

PMS Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Salty, sweet and chocolaty, you can't beat these cookies full of peanut butter and fluffy! Click here for the PMS Cookies recipe!

Homemade Hostess Gifts For The Holidays Recipe

Homemade Hostess Gifts for the Holidays

Kitchen Crew

It's party season! Seems, for me, every weekend from Thanksgiving to Christmas I'm attending some sort of holiday party. Wherever I go, I like to bring a small homemade gift...

Easy Christmas Cookies For A Fantastic Cookie Tray Recipe

Easy Christmas Cookies for A Fantastic Cookie Tray

Kitchen Crew

During your next grocery haul, make sure to stock up on sugar, flour, and butter... it's cookie making time! A festive tradition in many households is making Christmas cookies. It's...