Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Reese Peanut Butter w/ M&Ms Cookies

It's great when you have leftover candy to use up and even better when you can use the same recipe for two different things. I had some mini Reese Peanut Butter Cups and a bag of M&Ms and found a great peanut butter cookie recipe to use for both. I used a muffin tin for the Reese cups and then after I used up what I needed from that dough I just added some M&Ms to the remaining and put them on a cookie sheet. I think these cookies would work great with all sorts of chocolate candy like Hershey's Kisses, Reese's Pieces, etc. Look in your cupboards and see what kind of chocolate candy you have hanging around and then make a great cookie out of them!

Here is the cookie recipe:

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 40 miniature chocolate covered peanut butter cups, unwrapped


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Sift together the flour, salt and baking soda; set aside.
  2. Cream together the butter, sugar, peanut butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in the egg, vanilla and milk. Add the flour mixture; mix well. Shape into 40 balls and place each into an ungreased mini muffin pan.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees for about 8 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately press a mini peanut butter cup into each ball. Cool and carefully remove from pan.

1 comment:

Holly Golightly said...

Okay these look so good but so bad for me.