Saturday, August 1, 2009

Reeses Peanut Butter Cookies


1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 egg
1 1/4 cup flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt 24 mini peanut butter cups


Preheat oven to 375°F (for chewier cookies, preheat oven to 300°F).
Cream the butter for 2 minutes.
Add the sugars, cream for 2 more minutes.
Mix in the peanut butter and egg.
Mix together the dry ingredients – flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
Stir into the sugar butter mixture.
Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls.
Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake about 7 minutes, or until cookies begin to puff slightly (for chewier cookies bake at 300°F for 10-15 minutes.
Remove from oven, and press one peanut butter cup in the center of each cookie.
Bake for about 6 more minutes, or until golden brown and chocolate has begun to melt.
Cool 10 minutes on pans.
Transfer cookies to a wire racks to cool completely.

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