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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
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Reese's Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy and delicious cake mix Peanut Butter Cookies are loaded with Reese's Pieces candy and dipped in chocolate.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
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Total Time45 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 257kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 box yellow cake mix {13.25 ounces}
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup butter {melted}
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾-1 cup Reese's Pieces candy
  • 4-5 squares almond bark (or chocolate} for melting

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  •  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.
  • Store in an air tight container for up to 4 days or freeze undipped cookie for 3 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 252mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 138IU | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg