PB Temptations

I saw this recipe for Peanut Butter Temptations from HERSHEY’S around Christmas and kept thinking I needed to give it a try! Well, Christmas came and went, and while I was baking up a storm, I forgot these!
I saw heart shaped Reese’s PB cups a few days ago and thought these would be a fun Valentine’s treat!

 I took the recipe and doubled it so I could make them in regular size cupcake liners.
My cute cupcake liners are from Dk DeleKtables

{made just over 3 dozen}
You’ll need:
About 40 (13 oz pkg) REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups (hearts)
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt

 Heat oven to 375. Remove wrappers from candies. Line muffin cups with cupcake liners.
Beat butter, sugar, brown sugar, pb, eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy in a large bowl.
Stir together flour, baking soda, and salt. Add to butter mixture and mix until well blended. Roll dough into at least 2 1/2 inch balls, place one in each cupcake liner. Do not flatten.
Bake 10-12 minutes until puffed and lightly browned. Remove from oven. Immediately press peanut butter cup or heart onto each cookie.

 Leave them in the cupcake liner, or pack them in a mason jar!
I bet anyone would love to get these delicious treats!

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    11 comments so far.

    11 responses to “PB Temptations”

    1. I want, mail me some

    2. Oh my goodness they look so so good! Yum.

    3. Love it! Pinning it!

    4. anu says:

      Those look yummy! I really like how you placed some in the mason jar for the photo :).

    5. Chocolate. Chocolate. More. Those are beautiful. I bet Dove chocolates would go in there, or M&Ms or … but those heart shaped PBCups are so pretty and your cookies are beautiful and the jar is so handsome for a photo! Enjoyed your post.
      Oh, have you seen ZipList? I found it on Paul’s blog, http://saladinajar.ziplist.com/signup?return_to=%2Frecipes%2Fbox — it’s a recipe collection center. Neat idea if you do a lot of recipes! Thanks, Jenn (via Liz’s TTT)

    6. Sabrina says:

      Yummy and pretty! Great job!

    7. These look so yummy! I love how you have used a heart shaped reese’s piece to make them more seasonal!

    8. Mariel says:

      So cute and delicious looking! I would love for you to share this or any of your great ideas at the link party going on now (and every Saturday through Tuesday) at ‘Or so she says …’ Hope to see you there! http://www.oneshetwoshe.com

    9. They look amazingly yummy!

    10. Christine says:

      Oh YUMMY!!!!!!

      LOVE how you photographed them!!!

      Thanks for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream To Reality! I’m looking forward to seeing what you share tonight!

    11. So yummy and way darling!!!

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