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Dulce De Leche Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Soft peanut butter cup cookies shaped into mini cups and filled with dulce de leche. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, Dulce De Leche, peanut butter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 16 About 32 little cookie cups
Calories 299 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 8 oz chopped mini Reese’s cups
  • 13.4 oz can of Dulce de leche (may have some left)
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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a mini cupcake pan. (You would need two mini cupcake pans or you can wait until the first batch is completely cooled.)
  2. In a small bowl, sift together the flour, salt and baking soda. Set aside.

  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine butter and sugar, beat on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes. 

  4. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add vanilla extract. Scrape sides and bottom of the bowl. 

  5. Reduce speed to low and add flour mixture. Mix until just combined.
  6. Still on low, drop in chopped Reese’s mini cups, mix until just combined.
  7. Take out about 1 tbsp of dough and roll it into a ball less than an inch in size. Flatten it and place it in the cupcake pan cup, forming a cookie cup. Repeat to fill the pan.
  8. Drop a heaping teaspoon of dulce de leche in each cookie cup.
  9. Bake for 9 minutes, take out of the oven and let them cool completely before taking them out of the pan or they will break.
Nutrition Facts
Dulce De Leche Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 299 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 139mg 6%
Potassium 96mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Sugars 20g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 7.8%
Calcium 3.2%
Iron 6.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.