Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

  1 cup all-purpose flour
  1 teaspoon baking soda
  1/8 teaspoon salt
  1/2 cup sugar
  1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  1 egg
  2 tablespoons whipping cream
  1 teaspoon vanilla
  1/4 cup chopped unsalted peanuts
  1 bag (12 oz) miniature peanut butter cup candies, unwrapped

1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 36 mini muffin cups with shortening or cooking spray.

2 In small bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In medium bowl, beat sugar, peanut butter and butter with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes. Beat in egg, whipping cream and vanilla. On low speed, beat in flour mixture until blended. Stir in peanuts.

3 Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls.Place one ball into each muffin cup.

4 Bake 12 minutes. Immediately press 1 peanut butter cup into center of each cookie. Bake 2 minutes longer. Cool in pan on cooling rack.

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