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Reese's Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe with a Cake Mix and Dipped in Chocolate featured by top US cookies blogger, Practically Homemade

Reese's Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies with a Cake Mix and dipped in Chocolate

Easy and delicious cake mix Peanut Butter Cookies are loaded with Reese's Pieces candy and dipped in chocolate.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1-15.25 oz. box yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup cream peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter {melted}
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4-1 cup Reese's Pieces candy
  • 4-5 squares almond bark (or chocolate} for melting

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Combine cake mix, peanut butter, melted butter and eggs in large bowl and mix with a hand held mixer {or by hand} until completely incorporated. Add Reese's Pieces candies and stir in by hand.

  3. Using a medium sized cookie scoop {1.5 tablespoon}, scoop cookies and place onto a silicone mat or parchment lined cookie sheet. Using the tines of a fork make a crisscross pattern into the top of each cookie.

  4. Bake for 9-10 minutes, remove from oven and let cool on cookie sheet for 10 minutes before moving them to a cooling rack.  Repeat until all of the dough is baked.

  5.  Melt 4-5 squares of almond bark in the microwave for 1 minute and stir.  Continue to microwave in 30 second increments until the almond bark is melted and smooth.  Dip each cookie half way into the chocolate and place chocolate covered cookie onto a silicone mat or parchment lined cookie sheet to set.

  6. Store in an air tight container for up to 4 days or freeze undipped cookie for 3 months.