Peanut Butter Cup Cookies (Tarts)

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Roxygirl in Colorado

I first saw these at a bake sale and was so impressed. You bake a ball of dough in a mini-muffin tin, bake, and press a Reese's peanut butter cup into it after you take it out of oven. You are left with a picture-perfect tart, receiving "oohs and aahs" and "how did you do it?" You could even use the refrigerated sugar/peanut butter cookie dough too.

Top Review by tara portee

This was a great addition to my cookie platter. It was incredibly easy and so darn good! I don't think you could go wrong with this one. I was a little surprised that I had to bake the cookies for the full 10 minutes, I often find that most things are done in my oven on the low end of the time line.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream peanut butter, butter, sugar and brown sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add egg, vanilla, flour, baking soda and salt' mix well.
  3. Roll into 1-inch balls (I use small cookie scoop) and place in miniature muffin tins(sprayed with PAM) or in mini cupcake wrappers).
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes at 375°F.
  5. When tins are removed from oven, immediately press 1 peanut butter cup into the center of the cookie.
  6. Allow to cool completely before removing cookies from the tin.

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