Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites – Treat yourself to the combination of sweetness, saltiness and creaminess, with our Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites! These little treats are designed to satisfy all your cravings in one bite. Picture the chocolate chip cookie infused with the timeless appeal of Reese’s peanut butter cups. That’s what these delightful treats deliver!
The first time I stumbled upon these Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites was completely accidental. I had set out to bake a chocolate chip cookie. Then I unexpectedly discovered a stray package of mini Reese’s peanut butter cups hiding in my pantry. Without thinking I decided to combine the two. The moment my husband took his first bite, his eyes. He gave me a look that spoke volumes. That night, our little one indulged in his cookie. Let’s just say bedtime became quite challenging because he couldn’t get enough!
What makes this Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites truly special?
These aren’t just your cookies; they are a culinary experience packed into a bite-sized delight. Whether it’s for gatherings or a quick snack fix our Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites offer a blend of sweetness and saltiness that many find impossible to resist. The best part? They are wonderfully uncomplicated. With 10 minutes of preparation and a quick 9-minute bake, you’ll have a delight ready to amaze in practically no time at all.
What You Need To Make This Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites Recipe?
Unsalted Butter: We start with unsalted butter to provide a canvas that allows the flavors of the cookie and Reese’s to shine without being overpowered by saltiness.
Brown Sugar: Adding sugar not only adds depth of flavor but also infuses our cookies with subtle caramel undertones. It’s this ingredient that gives each bite a comforting touch.
Baking Soda: Ensuring the freshness of your baking soda is, like guaranteeing the magic in our cookies. It ensures rise resulting in cookies with an ideal texture.
Chocolate: While this recipe celebrates sweet chocolate chips, it’s more than just an ingredient. It invites you to explore options. You can venture into chocolate chips. Even try white ones for a delightful twist!
Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Cups: Here comes the pièce de résistance! These mini peanut butter cups are essential, for imparting that Reese’s flavor. They embed a heart of peanut butter delight into every cookie bite creating a rendezvous.
Steps To Make Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites:
Step 1: To begin preheat your oven to 350°F. Lightly grease your mini muffin pan. This will set the stage for something magical.
Step 2: In a mixing bowl combine the butter and sugars. Blend them until they become smooth and creamy. This is where the magic really begins.
Step 3: Gently add one egg at a time, to the mixture followed by the vanilla extract. Remember to take your time and be patient, throughout this process.
Step 4: Now using a spoon or spatula lovingly fold in the ingredients and chocolate chips until they are just combined with the buttery mixture.
Step 5: Spoon this dough into each of the muffin tins. Let them bake for approximately 8 to 9 minutes. You’re aiming for a top that is set without any appearance of wetness or glossiness.
Step 6: Soon as they come out of the oven while still warm and soft press a peanut butter cup into the center of each cookie. Allow them to cool down. I must warn you—waiting may prove challenging!
For a decadent delight after you’ve gently pressed the Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Cup onto the cookie you can add a drizzle of melted dark or white chocolate on top. This not only enhances the taste with a layer of flavor but also gives the cookies a sophisticated touch as if they were carefully selected from a baker’s enticing showcase!
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I use regular-sized peanut butter cups?
If you only have regular peanut butter cups instead of mini ones as mentioned in the recipe you can simply chop them into smaller pieces to make them fit.
How should I store these cookie bites?
To keep these cookie bites fresh store them in an airtight container at room temperature. They will stay tasty for a week.
Can I freeze these cookies for later?
Certainly! After they have cooled down place the cookies in a freezer container or bag, in a single layer. You can freeze them for, up to three months.
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