05 December 2012

Mexican Reese's Surprise Cookies

Mexican Reese's Surprise Cookies

Spice up the traditional Reese's Peanut Butter cup cookies with just a dash of cinnamon. A traditional Mexican twist on one of our traditional Christmas favorites.




Dough chills for an hour, then preheat oven to 350.

Ingredients:
  • 1.5 sticks butter
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla 
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1.5 cups flour
  • 1 square (1 oz) unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 24 miniature Reese's peanut butter cups
  • Chocolate chips, melted for frosting
Beat butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and cinnamon. Stir flour and melted unsweetened chocolate into batter. Chill for 1 hour.

Shape dough around (unwrapped!) peanut butter cup. Bake about 20 min. 

Cool, then top each cookie with melted chocolate.

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