Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Peanut Butter Surprises

Peanut Butter Surprises

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
12-15 minutes
Tags: Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks, Travels well


1 cup butter, softened
1 cup crunchy peanut butter
3/4 cup of firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups of chopped peanut butter cups


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Cream butter, peanut butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla until fluffy.

  3. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together; gradually stir dry ingredients into mixture.

  4. Stir in chopped peanut butter cups.

  5. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.

  6. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.


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