White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

by aimee @ shugarysweets on December 12, 2013

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie cups with a White Chocolate Reese’s cup tucked inside. Chocolate- check. Peanut Butter- check! Sprinkles- check!

Come join me today as I celebrate “Take a Bite of my State Cookie Eggs-change” for the Ohio Poultry Association!

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie cups with a Reese's and sprinkles!

So yesterday, I finally got around to sharing my Peanut Butter Buckeyes recipe. Having lived in Ohio now for over 7 years, these people LOVE their Buckeyes. Both the candy and the college!

Haven’t had a buckeye candy yet? They are soft peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate. Pure, simple, delightful treats!

When the Ohio Poultry Association asked me to make a cookie based on my state of course Buckeye’s came to mind. And of course, buckeyes are a candy not a cookie. And of course, as you may know if you read this blog for any length of time, I don’t do “regular.”

Which means, you’re not going to get a chocolate cookie with peanut butter morsels. (although I do have a chocolate cookie bar with peanut butter morsels recipe on the blog HERE). Nope. Not today.

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie cup recipe with a Reese's and sprinkles!

Instead how about a chewy WHITE CHOCOLATE cookie cup with a peanut butter cup inside. It’s like a buckeye….but totally NOT a buckeye. However, one bite into these cookie cups and you will see why it SHOULD be the state cookie. Soft, chewy cookie with a peanut butter center!

The extra eggs in this recipe help give my cookies some CHEW. I love chewy cookies. Nothing cakey. Nothing dry. Just perfect, chewy cookies.

Speaking of eggs, did you know more eggs are consumed during the winter holiday season than at Easter? All those cookies, brownies and cakes we create are all made with EGGS. And of course, the eggnog.

Did you also know that OHIO is the second largest egg producing state in the nation? Ohio egg farmers produce over 7.6 billion eggs each year. Crazy right?!?

This season, grab your carton of eggs and get baking! And don’t forget the sprinkles. Cause we all know sprinkles make everything more festive! These would be so pretty on your holiday cookie trays (and probably one of the first to go!) ENJOY!

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie cups with a Reese's and sprinkles!

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White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 48 cookie cups

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 4 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 package (12oz) white chocolate morsels
  • 1 package (10oz) peanut butter morsels
  • 48 miniature white chocolate Reese's peanut butter cups
  • sprinkles, optional

Instructions

  1. In a mixer, blend melted butter with sugars for 2 minutes until fully combined. Add eggs, on at a time. Add vanilla.
  2. Add flour, baking powder, cornstarch and salt and mix until combined. Fold in white chocolate morsels and peanut butter morsels.
  3. Drop by large tablespoon into a well greased mini muffin tin. Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 10-12 minutes. Remove and press an unwrapped Reese's cup into the cookie. Add sprinkles immediately. Allow to cool in pan about 10-15 minutes. Remove and cool completely on wire rack.
  4. Store in an airtight container for up to one week.
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****This post is sponsored by the Ohio Poultry Association. I was compensated to create my own recipe, however all opinions are my own.

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Karly December 12, 2013 at 6:36 pm

Ooh, I love these! I never get the white chocolate Reese’s, but now I think I need to try them! They’re so much more FESTIVE than the brown ones!
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aimee @ shugarysweets December 13, 2013 at 7:02 am

They are definitely more festive!!

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Laura @ Lauras Baking Talent December 12, 2013 at 8:26 pm

What a fun idea to use the white chocolate peanut butter cups. I bet these taste amazing.
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aimee @ shugarysweets December 13, 2013 at 7:01 am

They are quite delicious, and the white PB cups are just more festive!!

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Laurie {SimplyScratch} December 12, 2013 at 9:20 pm

Aimee these cookies are awesome! So easy and I bet these would be a hit with my girls!
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aimee @ shugarysweets December 13, 2013 at 7:00 am

Thank you Laurie, they are my husband’s favorite!!

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Taylor @ FoodFaithFitness December 13, 2013 at 7:47 am

I haven’t used the white chocolate Reeses yet! But, I could sit in a pile of these cookies and eat them forever. On that note…it might not be wise to make them. Just kidding…I need this in my life, in my face and in my stomach. Peanut butter cups + cookies = yes! These look delish Aimee!
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Anna@CrunchyCreamySweet December 13, 2013 at 10:30 am

Love the idea of peanut butter and white chocolate together! These cookies look fantastic, Aimee!
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Mary Frances @ The Sweet {Tooth} Life December 13, 2013 at 10:38 am

Your photos are so pretty! I really really like this post … peanut butter and white chocolate sounds so good right now, especially both being so sweet and creamy. Cookie cups are the cutest!

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Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking December 13, 2013 at 6:27 pm

These are so cute and creative! Absolutely love ‘em, Aimee!
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Nutmeg Nanny December 16, 2013 at 10:31 am

Oh gosh, I am loving the sound of this! I cannot wait to make these :)
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Susan December 19, 2013 at 3:34 pm

I’ve been a little obsessed with cookie cups lately and you just kicked up them a notch by putting pb cups in the center!
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Lisa @ Garnish with Lemon December 19, 2013 at 3:58 pm

Another fabulous way to eat chocolate and peanut butter! YUM!
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Lyuba@willcookforsmiles December 20, 2013 at 9:53 am

How did I not know that there were white chocolate Reese’s? Yummm…making these :)
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