these cookies have peanut butter cups mixed into peanut butter dough...we like to make these and "mix into " ice cream
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- 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1/4 cup vegetable shortening, Crisco
- 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter, room temperature
- 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups peanut butter cups, cut in 1/2-inch pieces
- 1position a rack in the middle of the oven.
- 2preheat the oven to 3258.line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
- 3sift the flour, baking soda and salt into a medium bowl.and set aside.
- 4in a large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium speed, cream butter, vegetable shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until smoothly blended and the color has lightened slightly.about 1 minute.
- 5Stop the mixer and scrape down the sides of the bowl while mixing as needed.
- 6Mix in the egg and vanilla about 1 minute.
- 7on low speed, add the flour mixture, mixing just until it is incorporated.the dough will be soft and smooth.
- 8use a large spoon to mix in the peanut butter cups.
- 9drop by heaping tablespoonsful onto the prepared baking sheets -- spacing them about 3" apart.
- 10bake the cookies one sheet at a time until the tops feel firm and have several small cracks, about 18 minutes.
- 11cool the cookies for 5 minutes on the baking sheets, then use a wide metal spatula to transfer them to a wire rack to cool thoroughly.
- 12the cookies can be stored in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 4 days.
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Nutritional Facts for Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Serving Size: 1 (661 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 160.5
- Calories from Fat 90
- Total Fat 10.0 g
- Saturated Fat 3.2 g
- Cholesterol 16.6 mg
- Sodium 96.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 15.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
- Sugars 9.5 g
- Protein 3.4 g
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