Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are dangerously delicious! Don’t miss out on making the best cookie of the year, seriously! These Reeses Cookies are creamy and super easy to make!
Biting into the world’s chewiest cookie is one of the best feelings! This Reeses’s Cookies recipe is the cookie everyone wants to make when baking season hits. These cookies are made using Reese’s pieces. Each bite you take will have a crunchy creamy piece of peanut butter candy.
If you’re like most of the world, then you LOVE anything with chocolate or peanut butter in it. These cookies are going to be full of Reese’s Miniature Cups and Reese’s Pieces. Each bite of this cookie is going to be decadent.
What’s in This Reeses’s Cookies Recipe?
There are some incredible ingredients in this recipe. Everything works together to make an amazing cookie that you can’t find anywhere else, but right at home. These make a great homemade recipe! They are easy to store on your counter or freeze for later.
Unsalted butter – To help formulate the dough, you’ll need a little unsalted butter.
White granulated sugar – These cookies need a little help being sweetened up.
Brown sugar – The brown sugar is going to help the cookies be soft!
Pure vanilla extract – You can’t make a good cookie without vanilla extract.
Reese’s Pieces – This candy is going to help bring these cookies to life.
Reese’s Miniature Cups – Make sure you add these miniature cups to the recipe for the full peanut butter explosion experience.
Creamy peanut butter – You can’t make peanut butter cookies without peanut butter.
You’ll also need a few other ingredients like peanut butter morsels, salt, baking soda, and unbleached flour.
How to Make Reese’s Cookies
The full version of the recipe is in the recipe card at the bottom. Make sure you check it out!
Preheat the oven.
Add the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar to a mixing bowl.
Next, slowly add the other ingredients mentioned in this recipe.
Add the peanut butter morsels and 1/4 cup Reese’s Pieces.
Use a cookie scoop to create dough balls.
Bake for ten minutes or until the edges turn brown.
When you remove them from the oven, top with Reese’s Pieces and chopped Reese’s Miniature Cups.
Can you freeze Reese’s Cookies?
If you plan on freezing these cookies, then make sure you place them in an airtight container and then place them in the freezer. It’s best to consume within 3-6 months of freezing. Also, make sure to label the cookies, so you know when you made them!
How do I keep cookies fresh?
As long as your house isn’t too hot or cold, you can store these cookies at room temperature. The cookies can be stored in an airtight container for up to two weeks. A little trick that you can do is add a piece of bread into the container with the cookies. The piece of bread will absorb the moisture.
Can I use a different kind of sugar?
If you don’t have brown sugar on hand, then there is something you can do instead. You can use granulated sugar instead of brown sugar. Keep in mind that brown sugar is what makes the cookies chewy and softer.
Extra Tips for Making Reeses’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies below->
If you’re looking for extra tips for making these delicious cookies, then this section is for you!
Switch out the M&Ms – This recipe is versatile, this means that you can switch out Reese’s pieces with M&Ms. You’ll get a crunchier and more chocolaty taste. Use peanut M&Ms for an even more peanut butter flavor!
Make the cookies crunchier – If you’d like to make the cookies a little crunchier, then you can add a few more minutes to the cooking time. Go ahead and leave the cookies to cook for a little longer and you’ll be amazed at how perfectly crunchy they are.
Place the candies on top – When you make these cookies, you can place the candy on top. This will not only allow the cookie to taste better, but it will make it look cool, too!
If you’re interested in making a chewy and delicious cookie, then these Reeses’s Cookies are just what you should make. The texture is perfect and makes for an awesome cookie!
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Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter - softened
- 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cup unbleached flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup peanut butter morsels
- 1/2 cup Reese’s Pieces (divided)
- About 12 Reese’s Miniature Cups (chopped)
Yields: 23 cookies
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- With a fork, cream together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar in a mixing bowl.
- Add peanut butter, egg, and vanilla and mix well.
- Next, stir in the flour, baking soda, and salt until mixed completely.
- Fold in all of the peanut butter morsels and 1/4 cup Reese’s Pieces (save the rest for the tops of
- the cookies).
- Use a two tablespoon cookie scoop to create cookie dough balls and place them 2” apart on the
- prepared baking sheet.
- Bake for 10 minutes or until the edges start to brown.
- Remove from the oven and top with Reese’s Pieces and chopped Reese’s Miniature Cups.
- Let cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet before moving to a cooling rack to cool completely.