What Is a Good Recipe With Peanut Butter Cups As an Ingredient?


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A good recipe that uses peanut butter cups as an ingredient is chocolate peanut butter cup cookies. The recipe is simple, requiring only two ingredients, peanut butter cookie dough and miniature chocolate peanut butter cups and takes only a few minutes to prepare and bake.

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What Is a Good Recipe With Peanut Butter Cups As an Ingredient?
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

The chocolate peanut butter cup cookies require a mini muffin pan to create the bite size treats. The recipe below shows step-by-step how to make the cookies.

Prep Time: 10 min.

Cook Time: 15 min.

Ready In: 25 min.


  • 1 (16.5 oz.) package refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough
  • 24 miniature chocolate peanut butter cups

  1. Preheat the oven
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

  3. Prepare cookie dough
  4. While the cookie dough is still cold, slice the dough into 1-inch slices. Cut the slices into quarters and place a piece into each muffin cup of a mini muffin pan.

  5. Bake cookie dough
  6. Bake the cookie dough for 9 to 11 minutes.

  7. Add peanut butter cups
  8. After removing the cookies from the oven, insert a miniature chocolate peanut butter cup into each cookie while the dough is still warm.

  9. Cool
  10. Allow the cookies to cool while still inside the pan. Once the cookies have cooled, carefully remove them from the pan using a spoon.

    The treats are a great recipe to make for unexpected company or to serve as a reward for the kids.

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