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White Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

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Soft chocolate thumbprint cookies with a milk chocolate center, topped with a white Reeses peanut butter cups and drizzled with peanut butter!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips
  • white Reeses peanut butter cups, unwrapped
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350. Lightly spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Cream together butter and powdered sugar. Mix in cocoa powder. Add egg yolks and vanilla and mix well.
  •  In a separate bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients until just combined. Roll 1-1.5 tablespoons of dough into a ball and place on greased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough placing dough balls 2 inches apart. 
  • Use the back of a wooden spoon to press a small well into the center of each dough ball. Bake 10-12 minutes. Use back of wooden to re-form well in each cookie. Allow to cool on wire racks.
  • Place chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on half heat for 1 minute. Stir, and microwave 20 seconds at a time, until melted. Spoon about 1 teaspoon of melted chocolate into the center of each cookie. Allow to cool mostly before gently pressing peanut butter cups into the chocolate centers. 
  • Allow to cool completely. Warm peanut butter in microwave about 20-30 seconds until pourable. Drizzle peanut butter over cookies in any pattern you like. Store in airtight container.
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