WHAT’S FOR A HALLOWEEN TREAT?

Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Halloween Cookies

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COOK TIME
11 min
TOTAL TIME
11 minutes
SERVINGS

Leah is all about spooky Halloween things this year. I am always worried she’ll be scared, but the girl is not phased by the huge talking skeleton at Target. Could be because we’ve had a giant Darth Vader in our hallway since she was a baby. That she says goodnight to it every night. We are weird, there is no denying it. So needless to say, she likes the spooky Halloween stuff.

I’ve wanted to make some easy Halloween treats that Leah could help with. But also be adorable and delicious. Peanut Butter Reese’s Pieces Cookies are the answer! These are so good, thick but super soft on the inside and packed with peanut butter goodness.

So yummy and adding just a few edible eyeballs make them super fun and spooky. Or in Leah’s words “spoooooooooooky.” Very easy Halloween cookie that your kids (and you) will love. I found these eyeballs at Michael’s but you can get them on Amazon as well.

You gotta try this one! Follow me over on Facebook and Instagram @lolosdesserts. Be sure to snap a pic if you make a Lolo’s recipe and tag it with #lolosdesserts. I love to see what you are making!

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Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Halloween Cookies

Prep time:   |  Cook time: 11 min  |  Total: 11 minutes

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Ingredients

½ cup butter, room temperature

1 cup brown sugar

½ cup smooth peanut butter

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 egg

1½ cups flour

½ teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon salt

1 cup Reese’s Pieces

1 or 2 packages candy eyeballs

1/4 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F. Prepare a cookie sheet with a Silpat mat or nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a mixer, beat together the butter and brown sugar until combined and fluffy. Add the peanut butter and continue to mix until well combined. Add the vanilla and egg and beat on low speed until combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Add it to the peanut butter mixture and mix it until just combined.
  4. Remove from the mixer and stir in the Reese’s pieces and chocolate chips. Do NOT add the candy eyes before baking.
  5. Scoop dough into balls that are about 1.5 inches and place on the cookie sheet. leave a few inches between because they will spread a little. Flatten dough balls out a little bit.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for about 10 to 11 minutes or until the edges start to turn golden.
  7. Remove from the oven and immediately press the candy eyes into the cookies. Let cool completely, enjoy!

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