ULTIMATE PEANUT BUTTER CUP COOKIES

Ultimate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

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Peanut butter cookies. Peanut butter cups. Two of the best peanut butter desserts ever made. Hands down. Period. No contest.

But wait. What if we combined them into the Ultimate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies?! The most ultimate dessert of all time! Hang on, let’s see…yup, the math checks out!

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SERVING SIZE:

12

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PREP TIME:

20 minutes

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COOK TIME:

12 minutes

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TOTAL TIME:

32 minutes

INGREDIENTS

12 JUSTIN’S® Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups, chopped
2 Sticks Cold Butter, cut into small pieces
1 cup Dark Brown Sugar, packed
2/3 cup White Sugar
2 Eggs
2 1/3 cup, plus 1 tablespoon All-Purpose Flour
3/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
Extra Sea Salt for sprinkling

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the butter and sugars until smooth.

4. Add eggs, one at a time, and mix until well combined.

5. Add the dry ingredients (flour through salt) and beat 1 minute.

6. Fold in the JUSTIN’S® Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups.

7. Roll the dough into two level tablespoonfuls balls and place them on the cookie sheet 3 inches apart.

8. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

9. Sprinkle the warm cookies with sea salt.

Recipe Inspired by Thomas Keller.

This Recipe Serves 12

INGREDIENTS

12 JUSTIN’S® Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups, chopped
2 Sticks Cold Butter, cut into small pieces
1 cup Dark Brown Sugar, packed
2/3 cup White Sugar
2 Eggs
2 1/3 cup, plus 1 tablespoon All-Purpose Flour
3/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
Extra Sea Salt for sprinkling

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the butter and sugars until smooth.

4. Add eggs, one at a time, and mix until well combined.

5. Add the dry ingredients (flour through salt) and beat 1 minute.

6. Fold in the JUSTIN’S® Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups.

7. Roll the dough into two level tablespoonfuls balls and place them on the cookie sheet 3 inches apart.

8. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

9. Sprinkle the warm cookies with sea salt.

Recipe Inspired by Thomas Keller.

This Recipe Serves 12

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