Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprises

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprises are marvelous tasting brownies! These luscious bars have Reese’s Peanut Butter cups hidden away between two layers of Mrs. Field’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Copycat Recipe cookie dough and are they ever yummy! Chocolate lovers and peanut butter lovers will love this marriage between Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and one of the best chocolate chip cookie dough recipes on the planet! I love Todd Wilbur’s copycat recipe as it’s one of the richest chocolate chip cookie doughs I’ve had the pleasure of working with. And the taste–nothing short of amazing!

I made up a batch of these a couple of weeks ago for John to give as gifts to some folks he was visiting in the Atlanta area. Each container had six of these delicious brownies as well as Praline Brookies, Oreo Cookie Surprises, and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprise Brownies. I got rave reviews from one sweet gal who thought my “gourmet” brownies were just awesome. All I can say is you’ll be hard pressed to keep your hands out of the cookie jar if you make up a batch of these amazing treats! Chocolate and peanut butter really do go together so well.

If you’re looking for a great tasting brownie and you love the flavors of chocolate chip cookie dough and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups then look no farther than this wonderful recipe. Any of your friends who are so lucky as to receive any of these goodies will be coming back for more! Consider making up a batch of these for the big Superbowl game or your next tailgating party. You will be licking your fingers in no time.

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprises are amazing.

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Eat bite of this terrific brownie is filled with Reese’s peanut butter cups and a wonderful chocolate chip cookie dough.

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This side view shows the peanut butter cups. A surprise is awaiting each person who samples one of these delicacies! Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprises are heavenly!

 

Here’s what I did.

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In a large mixing bowl put softened butter, brown sugar, white sugar and eggs.

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Add baking soda, baking powder, salt and real (not imitation) vanilla.

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Whisk to combine or use an electric mixer.

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Add UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour. Bleached flour toughens baked goods. Also add chocolate chips. 

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Press half of the chocolate chip cookie dough into a 9×13″ glass baking dish that’s been sprayed with cooking spray.

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Unwrap Reese cups and remove and discard wrappers. Place Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in a 4×6 pattern for a total of 24 .75-oz. cups in each pan.

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Press remaining cookie dough on top of peanut butter cup layer. I pressed the dough in my hands to flatten it out. You can also roll it out with a rolling pin and place the dough on top, if you desire.

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Bake at 350 for about 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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If you love chocolate and peanut butter, you will love this recipe! Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprises are great for tailgating parties, the Superbowl, or even holiday baking!

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Don’t you wish you had one of these to eat right now?

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprises will cure any sweet tooth craving!

 

Here’s the recipe.

REESE’S PEANUT BUTTER CUP SURPRISES

(Chocolate chip cookie dough based on Todd Wilbur’s Mrs. Field’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Copycat Recipe)

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Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are hidden away between two layers of Mrs. Field's Chocolate Chip Cookie dough for an amazing and sensational brownie that you will rave over!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
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Ingredients
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Mix butter, brown sugar, sugar, eggs, vanilla, salt, baking powder and baking soda in a mixing bowl with a whisk or electric mixer.
  2. Stir in flour and chocolate chips with a wooden spoon to combine.
  3. Divide half the dough and spread it into the bottom of a 9x13” glass baking dish that’s been sprayed with cooking spray.
  4. Remove wax paper wraps from peanut butter cups.
  5. Layer peanut butter cups 4x6 for a total of 24 peanut butter cups.
  6. Press remaining cookie dough over top of the peanut butter cups.
  7. Bake at 350° for about 35-40 minutes or until set.

 

[b]Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprises [/b]
Recipe Type: Cookies, Brownies and Bars
Cuisine: American
Author: Teresa Ambra – chocolate chip cookie dough based on [url href=”http://www.topsecretrecipes.com/home.php” target=”_blank” title=”todd wilbur’s top secret recipes”]Todd Wilbur’s[/url], [url href=”http://cantstayoutofthekitchen.com/2013/09/13/mrs-fields-chocolate-chip-cookie-copycat-recipe/” target=”_blank” title=”mrs. field’s chocolate chip cookie dough copycat recipe”]Mrs. Field’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Copycat Recipe[/url]
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Serves: 24
[url href=”https://www.hersheys.com/reeses/default.aspx” target=”_blank” title=”reese’s peanut butter cups”]Reese’s [/url]Peanut Butter Cups are hidden away between two layers of Mrs. Field’s Chocolate Chip Cookie dough for an amazing and sensational brownie that you will rave over!
Ingredients
  • 2 sticks softened butter
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 ½ tsp. real vanilla
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¾ tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 ½ cups Gold Medal UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour (bleached flour toughens baked goods)
  • 12-oz. bag Hershey’s semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 24 .75-oz. [url href=”https://www.hersheys.com/reeses/default.aspx” target=”_blank” title=”reese’s peanut butter cups”]Reese’s[/url] milk chocolate peanut butter cups
Instructions
  1. Mix butter, brown sugar, sugar, eggs, vanilla, salt, baking powder and baking soda in a mixing bowl with a whisk or electric mixer.
  2. Stir in flour and chocolate chips with a wooden spoon to combine.
  3. Divide half the dough and spread it into the bottom of a 9×13” glass baking dish that’s been sprayed with cooking spray.
  4. Remove wax paper wraps from peanut butter cups.
  5. Layer peanut butter cups 4×6 for a total of 24 peanut butter cups.
  6. Press remaining cookie dough over top of the peanut butter cups.
  7. Bake at 350° for about 35-40 minutes or until set.

 

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Eat brownie is filled with chocolate and peanut butter. WOW!

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If you’re looking for a “can’t fail to please” recipe, this one is it! Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprises are wonderful treats your whole family will enjoy. Look at all that chocolate!….and peanut butter! 🙂

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29 Replies to "Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Surprises"

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    Matthew June 10, 2016 (4:22 pm)

    Ever try to add vegetable shortening to these to make them a bit fluffier?

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      Teresa June 10, 2016 (4:54 pm)

      Sorry, Matthew, I try not to use shortening or margarine very much any more since they’re both so unhealthy. Only a few of my older recipes use either ingredient. Thanks for stopping by.

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    Cristy January 18, 2015 (8:22 pm)

    We will be catering the skybox suites at the Reese’s Senior Bowl next weekend in Mobile, Al and we are definitely making these for each suite and the endzone tent. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe. If they taste anything like they look I am positive they will be a big hit!!! Thanks again!!

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      Teresa January 19, 2015 (10:12 am)

      Hi, Christy, these are so amazing. Everyone who’s tasted them or made them have all loved them. I also have a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Brownie that you may enjoy, as well as about 10 other cookie or brownie recipes with reese’s chips, candies or cups included! Check them out too!

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    Katelyn August 28, 2014 (3:20 pm)

    How many cups is 2 sticks of butter?
    Thanks !

    • comment-avatar
      Teresa August 28, 2014 (5:05 pm)

      It is one cup of butter, and you’re welcome Katelyn. I hope you enjoy the recipe. It’s wonderful.

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    kathleen April 30, 2014 (3:23 pm)

    This sounds incredible. I looove Reeses peanut butter cups!! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    • comment-avatar
      Teresa April 30, 2014 (3:51 pm)

      These are SOOOO incredible! I hope you try the recipe sometime–but be prepared for these brownies to disappear fast!

  • comment-avatar
    Tammy Richardson January 29, 2014 (4:20 pm)

    Teresa,

    I wanted to let you know that I’m the gal in Atlanta that John brought the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookies to and visited with me and my husband (Randy) after I had feet surgery. Those cookies were absolutely awesome, a surprise with every bite! Thank you for sending them to me all the way from Texas to Atlanta, they absolutely made me feel better!
    Thank you for your ministry, and how you use your talents to make others feel better! Those cookies were a sweet surprise and you and John are a blessing!

    Thank you
    Tammy

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      Teresa January 29, 2014 (6:03 pm)

      Thank you, Tammy. I’m so glad you and your family enjoyed them. Hope you get to feeling better soon.

  • comment-avatar
    Shari Kelley January 27, 2014 (8:47 pm)

    Hi Teresa, Unfortunately I don’t have a store front, but just a commercial kitchen that I use. I would sure love to meet you, though, if you have time. Do you think you would have time to meet for coffee, or dessert, or even stop by my house for ice tea? I understand if you don’t have that much time, though. Vacations can be very hectic. Just let me know. Also, if you need any recommendations for restaurants, hotels, hikes, etc., I’d be glad to give you some.

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      Teresa January 27, 2014 (9:59 pm)

      I’d love to meet you Shari and was so hoping this would work out, but now it looks like my husband’s travel plans have changed since I first contacted you and we will be going to Missouri instead. If however, the meetings don’t overlap and we are able to make it to Phoenix in April, I will certainly let you know ahead of time and try to set up a time where we can meet. I’d love to have dessert with you or even take you and your family out for a meal. Right now everything is in flux but when I find out I’ll let you know one way or the other. Thanks again.

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      Teresa January 27, 2014 (10:03 pm)

      Guess what? My husband just checked his schedule again and his other meetings are on both sides of the week I was initially thinking. Check your schedule for April 25-26–we may stay thru to the 27th but not sure. We may be able to work something in (if he doesn’t have hip surgery that would prohibit the trip altogether). I will let you know as we get closer to that date.

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        Shari Kelley January 29, 2014 (8:55 pm)

        That is great, Teresa! Those dates in April work fine for me. Just let me know as the time gets closer, but I will keep those days in mind just in case. Also, feel free to e-mail me any time at azkelleys@gmail.com.

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    Tamara Leigh January 26, 2014 (8:13 am)

    Well, there goes my diet again. Eek! These look sooooo good, Teresa!

    • comment-avatar
      Teresa January 26, 2014 (9:09 am)

      They really are fantastic, Tamara! Of course the whole key is to just eat one and pass all the rest off to others! 🙂

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    Shari Kelley January 25, 2014 (7:14 pm)

    Oh my gosh, yum!!! These look heavenly. Definitely saving this recipe to try and pinning. Thanks, Teresa!

    • comment-avatar
      Teresa January 25, 2014 (7:53 pm)

      Thanks, Shari! Hey, we’re going to be in Phoenix for a few days in April. I’d love to come by and see your bake shop.

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