What’s for Dinner: Mini Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

So my chocolate chip cookie recipe? I used that today as a base for a recipe test run to see how they would turn out as “cookie cups”. They are basically cookies, but more presentable and fun.

The only change I pretty much made to that recipe was instead of using a cup of milk chocolate chips, I used a combination of chocolate chip and peanut butter morsels. Yum!

You need:

  • 1 stick of unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 a cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 a cup of [packed] light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup PLUS two tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 cup of milk chocolate and peanut butter morsels

To make them:

  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees. Spray your non-stick mini muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray as an extra precaution.
  2. In a bowl, add your butter along with both type of the sugars and then beat on low to medium speed until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Next: add in the salt, vanilla, and egg. Beat until everything is well mixed together. Add in your flour and baking soda and mix to combine everything. Lastly, stir in the chocolate and peanut butter morsels.
  4. Take even sized amounts of dough, and roll into a ball. Place into each individual muffin cup[?].
  5. Bake in your preheated oven for 12-14 minutes, or until they are golden brown.
I let them cool for a few minutes, but they each came out pretty easily.

I used a pack of morsels that already had peanut butter and chocolate chip morsels in it together. Seemed to have more peanut butter morsels, but I liked that better anyhow. If you want, you could do half a cup of peanut butter chips and a half cup of chocolate chips separately [or any other type you want].

Click here to see how I made another version of these cookies.

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19 responses to “What’s for Dinner: Mini Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Cookie Cups”

  1. Rhonda says :

    I love this idea! I like to make muffins for the girls lunches – wouldn&#39;t &quot;cookie cups&quot; be a fun surprise! And, tomorrow is Friday . . . perfect. <br /><br />Rhonda from <a href="http://www.laugh-quotes.com&quot; rel="nofollow">Laugh Quotes</a><br /><br />

  2. Summaiyah Hyder says :

    Thanks Rhonda!<br /><br />It was a nice sweet snack on a [very] rainy day today. Hope you and your daughters enjoy it!

  3. Kat says :

    Those cookie cups are so cute. Have a great week.

  4. Cathy says :

    Yum!<br /><br />I would love for you to share this and link up to my TGIF Link Party! The party is open every Friday and closes at midnight on Wednesday night. Who knows, you just might be featured next week!<br /><br />I follow back: bloglovin, Facebook, and Twitter. =)<br /><br />http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/2013/05/a-peek-into-my-paradise-tgif-link-party.html<br /><br />Hugs, Cathy

  5. Katie @ Horrific Knits says :

    These look great! My name is Katie and I host<a href="http://redcrowgreencrow.wordpress.com/2013/05/09/inspired-weekends-18/%22&quot; rel="nofollow">Inspired Weekends</a>, open from Thursday to Thursday. I would love to have you link up!

  6. Summaiyah Hyder says :

    Kat – thank you, you too!<br />Cathy and Katie – thank you, will do.

  7. Leslie Lambert says :

    This looks delicious…thanks so much for sharing! This would be perfect to link-up to my new series – &quot;Create It Thursday.&quot; It&#39;s live now! <a href="http://www.lambertslately.com/2013/05/create-it-thursday-1.html&quot; rel="nofollow">http://www.lambertslately.com/2013/05/create-it-thursday-1.html</a&gt;

  8. Summaiyah Hyder says :

    Thanks Leslie, I&#39;ll share on your new series as well!

  9. Christi says :

    Yum, these look so good!! Thanks for sharing!!

  10. anyonita green says :

    I&#39;ve not done the whole cookie cups thing yet, but these look &amp; sound delicious! You can&#39;t really go wrong with mint chcolate chip &amp; peanut butter, though, can you?! 🙂 I followed you from the link party at Live Laugh Rowe. Also, I’d like to invite you to come link up with me at my link party! I’d love it if you could stop by &amp; link up some of your recipes! Here&#39;s the link

  11. Beth Baumgartner says :

    Mmm.. I&#39;d like some right now! I&#39;d love for you to come share it at the link party I am cohosting right now!<br />http://thefirstyearblog.com/2013/05/12/link-party-with-titi-crafty/<br /><br /><a href="http://thefirstyearblog.com&quot; rel="nofollow">Beth @ The First Year Blog</a>

  12. Gloria Erickson says :

    I&#39;m just stopping by to say hello from the Sunday Scoop Link Party. Have a beautiful day and see you again soon! Gloria @<a href="http://resourcefulgals.blogspot.com&quot; rel="nofollow">The Resourceful Gals</a>

  13. Laura says :

    I would never have thought to turn cookies into cookie cups! What a great idea- I&#39;m going to have to try this:) Thanks!

  14. cooking with curls says :

    What a cute idea, I will have to try that!!!

  15. Trish - Mom On Timeout says :

    These look so yummy! Thank you so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

  16. Summaiyah Hyder says :

    Thanks everyone!<br /><br />Anyonita and Laura – I find it so easy to make cookies this way — no need to form the dough into any shape, since it is contained within the space.<br />

  17. Aubrey @ Real Housemoms says :

    How yummy!!! Thanks for sharing with us at Real Housemoms.

  18. Heather SettingforFour says :

    These look so yummy! Thanks for sharing your recipe at Project Inspired! Hope to see you at tonight&#39;s party 8 pm EST!

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