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Peanut Butter Temptations


Makes about 60

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/4 cups flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 bag (10 oz.) miniature Reese Cups

Cream butter, peanut butter and both kinds of sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt. Blend into creamed mixture to make a dough. Preheat oven to 375. Shape dough into 1/2 inch balls and place in ungreased 1 1/2 inch muffin tins. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately after removing cookies from oven, press a miniature peanut butter cup into the center of each cookie until only the top shows. Let cool 10 minutes before removing from tins.

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Reviews of Peanut Butter Temptations:

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  Tried, true, time tested in Orangevale, CA  Dec 22, 2011
Would make this again.
I have been making these since 1978 or so when the peanut butter cups were still sold in a box of 40. Over the years I have varied the recipe but this year was the best as I was able to get a bag of mixed peanut butter cups (white, dark, and regular). This portion of my gift bag had six in all but they were two of each type. A huge hit. Also add an almond slice on the top to dress it up. 5 stars

  Kittie in Erie, Pa.  Dec 3, 2010
Would make this again.
Easy, Fun And great tasting. 5 stars

  Kittie in Erie, Pa.  Dec 3, 2010
Would make this again.
This is one of the best receipt I have made with the garandkids in a long time. It not only looks good but tasts great. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Douglasville, GA  Nov 2, 2010
Would make this again.
I made these cookies last year to give to the office staff for Christmas. They were a hit. 5 stars

  Debbie in Arroyo Grande,CA  Oct 18, 2009
Would make this again.
My entire family loved these cookies.
I have added them to the tradional Christmas baking.
5 stars

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