Giant Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

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“I found this cookie recipe in First magazine many years ago. It is an excellent soft cookie. These large cookies are perfect for bake sales. If you make smaller cookies (1/8 cup dough per cookie), shorten baking time. This dough also makes an excellent plain cookie--without the peanut butter cup.”
16 large cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Combine flour, soda and salt.
  3. In mixer, beat the butter and sugar until creamy.
  4. Beat in vanilla and egg.
  5. Stir in flour mixture.
  6. Measure out 1/4 cups of dough and place on ungreased cookie sheet (4 cookies per sheet--these are big cookies) Cut each peanut butter cup into 4 pieces and push 8 pieces into top of each cookie, flattening the dough a bit.
  7. Bake until cookies are golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  8. (The centers will still be a bit pale and soft).
  9. Let cookies cool for at least 1 minute on baking sheet before moving them to rack to cool.

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