3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
8 peanut butter cup candies (eg. Reese's) cut into 1/2 inch pieces
Mix together the flour, baking powder and baking soda. Set aside.
order given in a 1 quart "wide mouth" canning jar.
Press each layer firmly in place. It will be a tight fit. Add chopped peanut
butter cups last.
Attach these directions to jar:
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Remove peanut butter cups from jar. Set aside.
Empty remaining cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to throughly
Add 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened at room temperature. DO NOT USE DIET
Add in 1 egg, slightly beaten, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands.
Mix in peanut butter cups.
Shape into walnut sized balls. Place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 12 to 14 minutes until edges are lightly
Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to racks to finish cooling.
Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.