Total Time
22mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

these make wonderful gifts to give any time of the year..Store in a cool dry place away from a heat source so condensation and clumping does not occur. You will need 8 1/5 oz peanut butter cups, cut into 1/2" pcs for this recipe

Directions

  1. Mix together the flour, baking powder and baking soda.set aside.
  2. Layer ingredients in order given in a wide-mouth quart jar. Press each layer firmly in place. It will be a tight fit.
  3. Add chopped peanut butter cups last.
  4. attach these instructions to jar:.
  5. REESE'S PEANUT BUTTER CUP COOKIES:.
  6. Remove peanut butter cups from jar and set aside.
  7. Empty remaining cookie mix into large mixing bowl,. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix.
  8. Add 1/2 cup butter, softened at room temperature.
  9. DO NOT USE DIET MARGARINE OR LIGHT BUTTER.
  10. Add 1 large egg, slightly beaten, and 1 tsp vanilla.
  11. Mix until completely blended.
  12. You will need to finish mixing this with your hands. Mix in peanut butter cups.
  13. Shape into walnut sized balls.
  14. Place 2" apart on greased cookie sheets.
  15. Bake at 375*.for 12-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  16. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet.
  17. Remove cookies to wire racks to finish cooling.
  18. Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.