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Peanut Butter Cup Cookie

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Ingredients

1 cup soft butter
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 package (13 ounces) miniature peanut butter cup

Instructions

In large bowl cream butter, peanut butter, sugar's. Beat until fluffy. Beat in eggs, vanilla. Combine flour and baking soda. Add gradually to cream mixture. Mix well. Cover. Refrigerate one hour then roll into 1-1/4 balls, press a miniature peanut butter cup into each, reshape to cover candy. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool two minutes before removing from pan. Drizzle with one cup chocolate chips, one tablespoon peanut butter, one teaspoon butter. Microwave chips, peanut butter, butter until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cookies. Makes three dozen

Mary Schrock
Seaton



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