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Peanut Butter Cookie Cups Recipe

These Reese Peanut Butter Cookie Cups have a crisp edge with a delightfully gooey center and a dash of nostalgia.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Chilling 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 22 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 163 kcal


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 24 Mini Peanut Butter Cups


  • Mix sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  • Heat oven to 375ºF.
  • Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls, place into ungreased cookie muffin tin.
  • Bake 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Press mini peanut butter cups into the center of each cookie. Cool and remove from muffin tin and place cookies on a wire rack.


Calories: 163kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 3gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 129mgPotassium: 83mgFiber: 1gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 73IUCalcium: 18mgIron: 1mg