Peanut Butter- Chocolate Chip Cookies Stuffed with REESES PB Cups

If you haven’t met Jenny and her Picky Palate blog yet, you should make it a point to do so. Jenny is a genius. Specifically, she’s a cookie genius. Jenny has been stuffing her chocolate chip cookies with things like Oreos and Brownies. Her stuffed cookies have taken the internet by storm and have inspired home cooks everywhere to experiment with their cookie baking. That’s what makes reading food blogs so fun- discovering the unexpected!

Inspired by my friend Jenny, I’ve been stuffing my cookies too. Most recently, I whipped up a batch of Reeses-Stuffed Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. But I don’t know whether to love Jenny or hate her. My family cannot stop eating these, despite our extreme efforts to eat healthy these past few months!

Here’s the how-to:

One heaping Tablespoon of dough…

…smashed down with the criss-cross of a fork…

…topped with a full-sized Reeses Peanut Butter Cup…

…and another big scoop of dough on top of that!

Use your fork to criss-cross the top and smoosh everything down a bit…

…then sprinkle a few additional chocolate chips on top to make everything look pretty.

These 4 to 5-inch bad-boys bake up in about 12 minutes.

They’re a tender cookie (not crunchy, but certainly not cakey), and when you bite into one… you’ll most certainly discover the surprise of the Reeses Peanut Butter Cup baked inside.

I hope you like milk… you’ll need quite a few swigs of it to wash down all of this decadence.

We don’t often swoon much over cookies at our house, but my family went nuts over these. I wish I could remember the word that my husband used to describe them… “unbelievable,” maybe.  No… it was a much bigger word, but it has escaped me for the moment. Perhaps he’ll comment below and let us know :)

Thanks to Jenny for big-time inspiration to create these cookies!

This recipe can be found here: Reeses-Stuffed Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Other stuffed cookie recipes you might like… on the blogs:
Oreo-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies by Picky Palate
Brownie-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies by Picky Palate
Chocolate Chip-Stuffed Cookies by Technicolor Kitchen
Rolo-Stuffed Chocolate Cookies by My Baking Addiction
Caramel-Stuffed Apple Cider Cookies by The Cooking Photographer

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76 Responses to “Peanut Butter- Chocolate Chip Cookies Stuffed with REESES PB Cups”

  1. 1

    Jessica @ How Sweet — February 16, 2011 @ 3:39 AM

    Oh my gosh… yes, yes, yes! These are SO right!!

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    Eliana — February 16, 2011 @ 4:11 AM

    These beauties are making my mouth water. And I haven’t even had breakfast yet.

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    Chris (CookTheStory) — February 16, 2011 @ 4:19 AM

    Great idea! Can’t wait to try these. Heading over to Jenny’s site right now for more exciting inspiration. Thanks for pointing her out!

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    Blog New Black — February 16, 2011 @ 4:20 AM

    DROOOOOOOOOOL!

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    The Blue-Eyed Bakers — February 16, 2011 @ 4:42 AM

    Um wow. We have no words. Ok yes we do…AMAZING.

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    Barbara — February 16, 2011 @ 5:25 AM

    OMG. That looks fabulous. Marching on over to Jenny’s now to see what else she has to tempt!

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    Foodiesonthefly — February 16, 2011 @ 5:54 AM

    Those cookies look delicious! But reading about them first thing in the morning was probably not a good idea…Now I need to eat something sweet! Thanks for sharing.

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    Michelle @ Brown Eyed Baker — February 16, 2011 @ 5:54 AM

    Oh my goodness, these have my name written all over them!

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    Shaina — February 16, 2011 @ 6:34 AM

    These look like so much fun, Lori! I have been loving Jenny’s stuffed cookies, and peanut butter cups are one of my favorites. LOVE.

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    Aimee @ Simple Bites — February 16, 2011 @ 6:35 AM

    *swoon*. Love you both!

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    Jenny Flake — February 16, 2011 @ 6:52 AM

    You’ve done them well Lori! xoxo Thanks for your sweet words :) See you in a few hours!

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    Maria — February 16, 2011 @ 6:52 AM

    I am always up for cookies and these look amazing!

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    cantstopbaking — February 16, 2011 @ 6:56 AM

    I’ve been holding out on making stuffed cookies for as long as possible, I know I am going to eat all of them! These look incredible!

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    Celia — February 16, 2011 @ 6:58 AM

    Oh my gosh, you are a brilliant! PB + Chocolate + Buttery cookie? Sign me up!

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    Mr. Recipe Girl — February 16, 2011 @ 7:11 AM

    I believe the word was, “phe-nom-enal.” Or, “un-friggin’-believable…”

    Yum…Big Time!

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    Katrina — February 16, 2011 @ 7:21 AM

    Yum! I’ve learned there are just so many things you could stuff a ccc with. ;)

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    Michelle — February 16, 2011 @ 7:21 AM

    Oh my gosh. YOU are a genius, though I agree that PP has some rockin’ cookie recipes. This, however, makes me swoon.

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    Stay-At-Home-Chef — February 16, 2011 @ 7:45 AM

    Oh…my…god…I have no words. These look amazing!

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    doughmesstic — February 16, 2011 @ 8:13 AM

    Killing. Me. Stop.

  20. 20

    Amanda — February 16, 2011 @ 8:13 AM

    Just stumbled this! Wish I could click the I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT button!!!!! :)

  21. 21

    Lori Lange — February 16, 2011 @ 8:40 AM

    @Mr. Recipe Girl, Yep, you’re right- that was it! Thanks, my love!

  22. 22

    Tracey — February 16, 2011 @ 9:00 AM

    These are outrageous! Frankly, I could seriously eat them w/o baking. Just sayin.

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    Cookbook Queen — February 16, 2011 @ 9:02 AM

    Okay, so here’s what I’m thinking– Me, you, those cookies, maybe a big cup of hot cocoa, and sweat pants.

    What do you say?

  24. 24

    Sara — February 16, 2011 @ 9:28 AM

    Holy crap these look amazing! I have already sent the link out to my family and I will be making these ASAP!

  25. 25

    Lori Lange — February 16, 2011 @ 9:33 AM

    @Cookbook Queen, lol, you’re on!

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    Wenderly — February 16, 2011 @ 9:59 AM

    I don’t think that I shall sleep until I get to wrap my lips around one (who am I kidding about a dozen) of those gorgeous Reese Peanut Butter cup filled cookies. *Le sigh*

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    Emily@SoDomesticated — February 16, 2011 @ 10:23 AM

    WOW… that’s all I’m gonna say!

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    A Bowl Of Mush — February 16, 2011 @ 10:51 AM

    Love this idea! Delicious!!

  29. 29

    Amy@ What Jew Wanna — February 16, 2011 @ 3:07 PM

    YESSSS!

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    Terri — February 16, 2011 @ 3:50 PM

    I hate to even think about the calories in one cookie! Looks too good!

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    MICHELLE JONES — February 16, 2011 @ 4:07 PM

    hmmm…these should come with a licence! SO yummy! Dare I try to make them…

  32. 32

    Tracy — February 16, 2011 @ 4:30 PM

    Although I’m allergic to peanuts, I bet my hubby would love these!

  33. 33

    Cookin' Canuck — February 16, 2011 @ 6:27 PM

    Now that I’ve started stuffing cookies, I’m never going to stop. These look fantastic!

  34. 34

    Lori Lange — February 16, 2011 @ 7:56 PM

    @Cookin’ Canuck, Me either. I’m obsessed.

  35. 35

    Lori Lange — February 16, 2011 @ 7:57 PM

    @Amanda, Admittedly, I thought of you as I wrote this post too. I thought… Amanda would have ordered this cookie if it had been featured at a NYC bakery ;)

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    Kristina Vanni — February 16, 2011 @ 9:13 PM

    Wowzers! After all these stuffed cookies, you have me convinced…I simply MUST try it ASAP!

  37. 37

    Susie — February 16, 2011 @ 10:21 PM

    Those look sinful, but send me some, please!!!

  38. 38

    Ari — February 17, 2011 @ 1:01 AM

    this cookies are incredible, I love chocolate!!!!

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    VeggieGirl — February 17, 2011 @ 1:08 AM

    MY OH MY would I love to have one of those cookies… or two ;)

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    Amanda — February 17, 2011 @ 3:57 AM

    OMG Lori. 4-5 inch!? My kids would LOVE these, and with a full sized PB cup!

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    brandy — February 17, 2011 @ 5:11 AM

    OMG!
    These look so good. I must try these especially since i love peanut butter cups! Thanks for sharing this amazing recipe!

  42. 42

    Joyce Pack — February 17, 2011 @ 8:07 AM

    These look amazing!!! Gonna have to try these!! Oh and, you and Mr. Recipe Girl are adorable :o)!!

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    Priscilla — February 17, 2011 @ 8:42 AM

    I try to eat healthy on my cooking blog, but I DO make exceptions :) Especially for cookies – these are phenomenal! Thanks Jenny and Recipe Girl for sharing with the world!

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    Anna — February 17, 2011 @ 8:55 AM

    Awesome idea, these look delicious! And the pictures are absolutely lovely :)

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    Lori Lange — February 17, 2011 @ 11:51 AM

    @Priscilla, yep, moderation is the key to being able to enjoy the occasional evil treat!

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    alyce — February 17, 2011 @ 12:10 PM

    wow — peanut butter, chocolate chip AND Reese’s. It is a triple threat! Looks delish!

  47. 47

    Heather I. — February 17, 2011 @ 12:23 PM

    Wow those look and sound way beyond delicious. PB cups combined with cookies are THE way to go!

  48. 48

    Amanda — February 17, 2011 @ 1:40 PM

    You seriously just rocked my world. I do not say that lightly.

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    Sharlene — February 17, 2011 @ 2:16 PM

    I love Picky Palate and her stuffed cookies. I’ve tried the Oreo stuffed ones but not these. They look so good!

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    marla — February 17, 2011 @ 2:29 PM

    Lori, these cookies look amazing!! And I am loving the photos too! xo

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    EatLiveRun — February 17, 2011 @ 4:31 PM

    LOVE these! They look unbelievable!

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    dyingforchocolate — February 17, 2011 @ 4:45 PM

    Absolutely sinful! Can’t wait to make these. I love Reese’s peanutbutter cups & chocolate chip cookies! woo..hoo!!

  53. 53

    Sylvie@GITK — February 17, 2011 @ 4:54 PM

    Oh my goodness you are evil! Why must you tempt me with my favorite candy stuffed in my favorite cookie! I must have one now :-)

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    Crystal — February 17, 2011 @ 6:52 PM

    I’ve been wanting to try stuffing cookies, but have yet to make cookie dough to do it with. I’m going to have to try these – Hubby will absolutely adore them! My hips will surely hate me for making them and you for posting this! LOVE IT!!

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    Rivki Locker (Ordina — February 17, 2011 @ 7:57 PM

    I tried these with a mix of Hershey chocolates and they were amazing, but my kids were a bit dismayed that they had to ‘risk’ getting a candy that they didn’t want. I think I’ll make them with Reese’s pb cups next time so no one has to take any risks. :)
    Great post, beautiful photos.

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    melissa — February 17, 2011 @ 8:06 PM

    these really should be illegal.

  57. 57

    Allix — February 17, 2011 @ 9:57 PM

    I usually bookmark recipes and don’t make them until months later, but I will be making these VERY soon! I can’t think of something more delicious than this!

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    Leslie Green — February 18, 2011 @ 12:36 PM

    amazing! I bet they were just perfect

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    Alison @ Ingredients — February 18, 2011 @ 1:01 PM

    OMG. I can’t wait to try these! They look AMAZING!

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    Lynne Feifer — February 18, 2011 @ 7:49 PM

    Lori, these look ABSOLUTELY amazing!!! I cannot wait to make them for my family; I am positive they will be devoured in an instant. I wanted a big glass of milk just looking at them!

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    Katrina — February 19, 2011 @ 4:37 AM

    Anything Reese’s stuffed sounds good to me. Yum!

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    Jessica @ Dishin' About Nutrition — February 19, 2011 @ 8:21 AM

    OMG my mouth is watering just looking at those!

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    Lora @cakeduchess.co — February 19, 2011 @ 3:15 PM

    Oh wow these look really good! Love peanut butter cups and they must be fantastic in my favorite cookie!Gorgeous photos.

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    Natalia — February 19, 2011 @ 3:23 PM

    I’m swooning..

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    Hilary — February 19, 2011 @ 4:31 PM

    Wowzers! How have I been eating un-stuffed cookies all this time?

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    Libbie Nienstedt — February 20, 2011 @ 8:54 AM

    Made these yesterday and brought them to a friends house for dessert. They were gobbled up! Having a glass of milk nearby is a necessity…

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    Barbara Bakes — February 20, 2011 @ 2:14 PM

    I’m loving all the stuffed cookie recipes out there right now. My boys would especially love this one.

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    vanillasugarblog — February 20, 2011 @ 4:59 PM

    HA! I have wanted to do these for so long. Clearly the cookie stuffing bug is everywhere–even I’m in on the gig. I love it. These look really good.

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    Steph — February 20, 2011 @ 6:41 PM

    I made these yesterday and they are just ridiculously good!! I used the browned butter chocolate chip cookie dough recipe as my base…OMG!!

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    Bren — February 21, 2011 @ 12:37 PM

    love the idea, Lori! I just made a reeeses’s flan for a client using PB and nutella! it was soooo good!

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    Molly — March 3, 2011 @ 5:38 PM

    I just made these today and they are seriously SO delicious. I am always in search of a perfect cookie recipe yet I seem to be constantly unsatisfied. These, however–they are delicious and massive and chewy, with a slightly crisp edge but a soft, buttery, chewy center. The reeses really adds such a new dimension to the cookie and I will definitely be making these again. I don’t say that often!! My one suggestion would be to chill the dough before forming, seeing that actually shaping them was a bit difficult.

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    Lori Lange — March 4, 2011 @ 3:34 PM

    @Molly, Happy to hear they were a success!

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    Avanika — March 13, 2011 @ 5:36 AM

    I just made Nutella stuffed cookies, and now I’m on a stuffing spree too. These look awesome :)

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    Stacey@StuffbyStace — July 4, 2011 @ 11:08 AM

    I just made these today for a 4th of July picnic. Had to sneak one for a taste test and omg…UH.MAZ.ING!!!! Thanks so much for the recipe, I’m sure they will wow my friends tonight. :)

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    April — July 17, 2011 @ 9:28 PM

    I made these today, for my husbands birthday, and they are incredible! To die for. He requested that in addition to the chocolate chips, I add peanut butter chips and butterscotch chips. Every one who ate one was speechless. Thanks so much!

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    Kim — September 19, 2012 @ 12:34 PM

    Just stuffed smores wrapped in chocolate cookie dough with my daughter over the weekend and my BF sent me this link when I sent him our pics. This will be our next “stuffing”! :-)