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Death By Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Mix the first three ingredients together. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  2. Form dough into walnut-size balls. Place in greased mini muffin tins (do not flatten).
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8 minutes (they will not look done, but do not over-bake).
  4. Press a mini peanut butter cup into the center of the cookie immediately after removing cookies from the oven.
  5. Let cool completely.

Makes approximately 48 cookies.