Peanut Butter BitesFrom fluffy24 7 years ago
- 3/4 cup butter, softened shopping list
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter shopping list
- 1 cup sugar shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder shopping list
- 1/8 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 1 egg shopping list
- 1 teaspoon vanilla shopping list
- 2 cups all-purpose flour shopping list
- 21 miniature chocolate-covered peanut butter cups, halved shopping list
- unsweetened cocoa powder (optional) shopping list
How to make it
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine butter and peanut butter. Beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar, baking powder, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping side of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour. If necessary, cover and chill about 30 minutes or until dough is easy to handle.
- Shape dough into 1-1/2-inch balls. Press a peanut butter cup half into each ball and shape dough around peanut butter cup to enclose. Place cookies 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are firm and bottoms are very lightly browned. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; let cool. If desired, sprinkle cookies with cocoa powder. Makes about 42 cookies.
- To Store: Place cookies between waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
The Cookfluffy24 Cranston, RI
The Rating3 people
I have a similar recipe for a chocolate cookie stuffed with a Hershey's Kiss and they are sinfully good, but I think it's time to switch to the light side! These sound divine.............Oh! Sorry, went on a little sugar dream for a second.cheezwhuz in LONDON loved it
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