Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Category: Desserts

Date: 08-29-2009

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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

1 stick butter
c peanut butter
cup granulated sugar
c packed brown sugar
1 large egg
t vanilla
1 c flour
t baking soda
t salt
1 (10 oz) package miniature peanut butter cups

Cream together butter and peanut butter with granulated and brown sugars.  
Beat in egg and vanilla.  Stir together flour, baking soda and salt and blend
into the creamed mixture to make a smooth dough.  Preheat oven to 375 .  

Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place in ungreased miniature muffin tins.  
Bake 8-10 minutes.  Have miniature peanut butter cups ready, papers removed.  
Immediately after removing trays from oven, press a peanut butter cup into the
center of each hot cookie until only the top of the candy shows.

Let cool in pan for 10-15 minutes before removing the cookies to a tray for
serving or to an airtight container for storage.