Tart Cookies Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

posted by Linda in MO 12-28-101 8:23 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Peanut Butter Cookie Cups
Recipe By :Land O Lakes
Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Cookies/Brownies
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup butter -- softened
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 package miniature peanut butter cups -- (13-ounce) unwrapped

Heat oven to 350F. Spray miniature muffin pan with no stick cooking spray. Set aside.

Combine sugar, brown sugar, butter and peanut butter in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes). Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed (1 minute). Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking soda and salt. Beat, scraping bowl often, until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes).

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place each ball into prepared miniature muffin cup. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes or until lightly browned, being careful not to over-bake.

Remove from oven; press peanut butter cup in center of each cookie. Let cool 30 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely.

Yield: 4 dozen cookies

NOTES : Preparation 20 min.
Baking 11 min.
Cooling 30 min.

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