Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies Recipe

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Shelly Published: June 20, 2021
Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies Recipe

How To Make Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies

For this cookies recipe, a whole peanut butter cup is placed atop of a tender piece of cookie. You can even sub in your favorite chocolate candy as well.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Cool Time: 10 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½cupcreamy peanut butter
  • 4tbspunsalted butter
  • 1cuplight brown sugar,packed
  • 2large eggs
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • cupsall purpose flour,spooned and leveled
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 1cupgranulated sugar
  • 36mini peanut butter cups

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Using an electric mixer, cream peanut butter and butter in a mixing bowl until smooth.

  2. Add brown sugar; beat until combined, scraping down bowl as needed. Add eggs and vanilla, and beat until incorporated.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. With mixer on low speed, gradually beat in flour mixture in two batches.

  4. Scoop off dough by the tablespoon; roll into balls. Place granulated sugar on a plate; roll balls in sugar, coating completely. Place 2 inches apart on a nonstick insulated baking sheet.

  5. Bake for about 7 minutes until cookies begin to puff up slightly. Remove from oven. Press one peanut butter cup in center of each cookie.

  6. Return to oven; continue baking for about 6 minutes more, until cookies are golden brown and chocolate has begun to melt. Let cool at least 10 minutes on baking sheet before transferring cookies to rack to cool completely.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 530.63kcal
  • Fat: 29.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.40g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.50g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.25g
  • Carbohydrates: 61.40g
  • Fiber: 3.38g
  • Sugar: 49.96g
  • Protein: 10.41g
  • Cholesterol: 18.83mg
  • Sodium: 319.56mg
  • Calcium: 83.59mg
  • Potassium: 326.98mg
  • Iron: 1.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 29.69µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.26mg
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