Do you like to eat mini–Reece’s Peanut Butter cups? Then bake these peanut butter cup cookies today. They are fast, easy and delicious.

Three Reece's Peanut Butter Cup cookies stacked up and 3 red heart candies scattered on the marble counter top, by Skip to my Lou.
Bake these quick and easy cookie cups for your Valentine

Related: Here are 2 more recipes using a mini muffin cup baking pan: Valentine’s Day Cookies and Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes.

From scratch peanut butter cookie dough together with mini Reece’s peanut butter cups is always a winning combination. Add a darling red candy heart to finish this confection.

14 Reece's Peanut Butter Cup cookies on a round white plate, by Skip to my Lou.

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookie Cup Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 40 miniature chocolate-covered peanut butter cups, unwrapped

Putting it together

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). 

  1. Sift together the flour, salt, and baking soda; set aside.
  2. Cream together the butter, sugar, creamy peanut butter, and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in the egg, vanilla, and milk. Slowly add the flour mixture; mix well. 
  3. Shape dough into about 40 balls and place each into an ungreased mini muffin pan.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for about 8 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately press a mini peanut butter cup into each ball. Cool and carefully remove from pan.

Watch it Happen

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C.) Sift together the flour, salt, and baking soda; set aside.
Silver metal sifter over a round glass mixing bowl holding flour, salt, baking soda and sugar, by Skip to my Lou.
Round glass mixing bowl with flour and peanut butter being mixed by a black spatula, by Skip to my Lou.
Round glass mixing bowl with peanut butter cookie dough being mixed by a black spatula, by Skip to my Lou.

2. Cream together the butter, sugar, peanut butter, and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in the egg, vanilla, and milk. Slowly add the flour mixture; mix well. 

Round glass mixing bowl with spatula and peanut butter cookie dough inside, by Skip to my Lou.

3. Shape dough into about 40 balls and place each into an ungreased mini muffin pan.

Black mini cupcake tin filled with cookie balls, ready to bake, by Skip to my Lou.
Bake at 375 degrees for about 8 minutes

4. Bake at 375 degrees for about 8 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately and press a mini peanut butter cup into each ball. Cool and carefully remove from pan.

Finger pressing a peanut butter cup candy into the center of a cookie baked in a mini cupcake tin, by Skip to my Lou.
Press a peanut butter cup into each warm cookie
Black mini cupcake tin filled with Reece's Peanut Butter Cup cookies, each having 1 red candy heart in the center, by Skip to my Lou.
Add a red heart in the middle and call it done
20 Reece's Peanut Butter Cup cookies on a round, white plate, by Skip to my Lou.
Serve this plate of deliciousness at your next party
Three Reece's Peanut Butter Cup cookies stacked up with the top cookie cut in half to show the peanut butter inside, by Skip to my Lou.
Betcha’ can’t eat just one

Before you Go

Thank you for stopping by today. Please check out my Stick of Butter Rice and leave me a comment and let me know how your family liked it!

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