Peanut Butter Candy Cup Cookies

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Here’s another family holiday favorite snack. By changing up the colored M&M’s, this can be made for any occasion. This recipe has been adapted from MyRecipes.com

You’ll need:

Peanut Butter Cookie dough
Mini Snickers Bars (24)
M&M’s

Prepare your favorite Peanut Butter Cookie dough.  This is mine:

1/2 c sugar
1/2 c firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c margarine or butter, room temperature
1/2 c creamy peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg
1 1/4 c all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda

  • Preheat oven to 350º. Spray mini muffin pan with cooking spray
  • Combine sugar, brown sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  • Add peanut butter, vanilla and egg; blend well.
  • Add flour and baking soda

peanut butter cookie dough

  • Roll into 1 inch balls
  • Place each ball into mini muffin pan cup.

Peanut Butter Candy Cup Cookies

  • Bake at 350º for 15-17 minutes, until cookie cups are puffed and golden brown.
  • Remove from oven; press mini Snickers into each one

Peanut Butter Candy Cup Cookies
Peanut Butter Candy Cup Cookies

  • Return pan to oven for 30 sec. to melt the top of the candy bar.
  • Remove pan from open and put 3 M&M’s on top of each mini Snickers bar.

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  • Cool slightly, remove from pan by popping out with a knife.
  • Cool on wire rack.

With any extra dough, make some Christmas Peanut Butter Blossoms

Christmas Peanut Butter Blossoms

  • After rolling dough into 1 inch balls, roll in colored granulated sugar
  • Cook for 9-11 minutes at 350, or until cookies are set and golden.
  • When done, press a Hershey’s Kiss into the center of each cookie.
  • Remove to wire rack to finish cooling.

Peanut Butter Candy Cup Cookies
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Recipe type: cookies
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Ingredients
  • ½ c sugar
  • ½ c firmly packed brown sugar
  • ½ c margarine or butter, room temperature
  • ½ c creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1¼ c all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • Mini Snickers Bars (24)
  • M&M's
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350º. Spray mini muffin pan with cooking spray
  2. Combine sugar, brown sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  3. Add peanut butter, vanilla and egg; blend well.
  4. Add flour and baking soda
  5. Roll into 1 inch balls
  6. Place each ball into mini muffin pan cup.
  7. Bake at 350º for 15-17 minutes, or until cookie cups are puffed and golden brown.
  8. Remove from oven; press mini Snickers into each one
  9. Return pan to oven for 30 sec. to melt the top of the candy bar.
  10. Remove pan from open and put 3 M&M's on top of each snickers bar.
  11. Cool slightly, remove from pan by popping out with a knife.
  12. Cool on wire rack.

 

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