Soft Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Yield: 3 dozen cookies
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 and ¼ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup mini peanut butter cups (OR fun size or regular size peanut butter cups, chopped)
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  1. Using an electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugars in a large bowl. When light and fluffy, mix in the peanut butter until well combined, and then the egg and vanilla.
  2. Slowly mix in the salt, baking soda and flour. until just combined. Fold in the peanut butter cups, and chocolate chips. Chill the dough for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Using a spoon or cookie scoop, portion the dough and roll them into 1 inch balls. (If you don't roll them smooth, the tops with be weird and crinkly.) Bake for 8-9 minutes. Don't overbake. Cookies may not seem done, but they will firm up as they cool!
  4. Allow to cool completely on a wire rack. Enjoy!
Recipe by The Baker Chick at