Reeses Pieces Cookies

by Janell on January 1, 2014

Reeses Pieces

 

If you haven’t noticed – our family loves peanut butter. I found Reeses Pieces baking pieces while at the store  and knew I had to try them. The only problem was the recipe on the bag sounded awful. So after some research I came up with this recipe. If you love peanut butter you must try these cookies.

Another bonus – you only use half the bag of Reeses Mini Pieces – so you can make 2 batched of this delicious cookie!

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Reese’s Mini Pieces Cookies

  • ½ cup butter, softened (1 stick)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup vanilla pudding powder*
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Reeses Mini baking pieces

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350*.
  2. In a large bowl combine butter, sugars, vanilla pudding powder, peanut butter, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Add this mixture to the wet mixture. (I don’t like to wash another bowl so I just do this all in the same bowl. I mix the wet stuff and then add the dry stuff.)
  4. Add 1 cup of the Reese’s Mini baking pieces and mix until it is combined.
  5. Drop rounded teaspoons onto a cookie sheet and bake from 8-10 minutes. Let them sit on the cookie sheet for about 2 minutes to become firm.

Makes about 36 cookies.

I like to put the baked cookies on a paper towel to cool. A lot of the grease comes out on the paper towels. It feels like it makes them a little healthier 🙂

*Note about the vanilla pudding powder – I love to add pudding powder to all my cakes and cookies. I think it makes them more moist. So I buy the large boxes and measure out what I need. You can make this recipe without the pudding mix.

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Mai Tran January 29, 2014 at 5:46 am

I should definitely try it out for the kids. It looks nice and very funky! Thanks for sharing!

Cristi January 29, 2014 at 6:46 am

I love reeces pieces! These look good.

Jessica D January 29, 2014 at 11:56 am

Definitely will be making these guys

Melanie W. January 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm

I’ll have to make some of these for my dad. He loves peanut butter anything!

kelly tupick January 29, 2014 at 2:22 pm

This looks yummy and easy to make. I love reeses pieces, I think i may to try this.

Carolyn Colley January 29, 2014 at 9:52 pm

my family would love these, thank you for sharing

Katherine January 30, 2014 at 6:16 am

The pudding mix is a great idea~

Michelle S January 30, 2014 at 7:42 pm

I love Reese Pieces and never thought about putting them in cookies. Thanks for the idea!

Christine Beasley January 30, 2014 at 8:08 pm

I like that you added pudding mix and want to try these.

Natalie January 30, 2014 at 8:15 pm

SOOOOOO good!!!

Jana Niemela January 30, 2014 at 8:33 pm

We love peanut butter too! I’m putting these on the list to make! Yummy!

perla pantoja January 30, 2014 at 9:12 pm

so soft and chewy

Nancy Dyer January 30, 2014 at 10:26 pm

These look so good. My kids would have so much fun making these with me.

Paula Willbanks January 31, 2014 at 5:35 am

These look delicious and my husband loves peanut butter cookies! He would really like these, peanut butter cookies with a twist! Thanks for sharing the recipe! 🙂

Heather McCormick January 31, 2014 at 9:17 am

Another recipe I will be making soon, everyone here will love these!

KELLY MCGREW January 31, 2014 at 12:10 pm

my boyfriend will eat these right up. thanks!

kim j January 31, 2014 at 4:02 pm

they look so good, I think I would have to add a little bit of chocolate in there too, maybe some m&ms yummy

Becky H February 1, 2014 at 9:17 am

Cant wait to make this!

Tiffiny Renee Brink February 1, 2014 at 12:19 pm

I love peanut butter! And with all these new recipes, I’m afraid I’ll be getting back some weight,lol! ty Real Coach purse giveaway!

melisa February 1, 2014 at 2:35 pm

I’ve never heard of using vanilla pudding powder ~ what a GREAT idea! I’m going to try that in a few recipes that I have in mind. Thanks for sharing!

Kathy C. February 1, 2014 at 4:32 pm

Will have to try these. They look yummy!

Paula Ball February 1, 2014 at 5:13 pm

I have had these before or recipe that is similar. They really are dreamy.

Janell February 1, 2014 at 9:16 pm

It makes them so moist. I put it in my cakes too. It’s my (not so secret) ingredient 🙂

letessha February 2, 2014 at 10:16 pm

Bet your bottom dollar, I’m making this for the kiddos. They will love it.

Jasmine P February 3, 2014 at 9:58 am

My husband would love these! Reeses is his favorite!

pasqualina tekaucic February 5, 2014 at 9:45 pm

thank you will try

Ashley Vazquez February 7, 2014 at 8:54 am

Eek, love Reese’s Pieces!!

natalie parvis February 7, 2014 at 1:34 pm

So good. I wish we could have peanut butter in our house but we have a littles with an allergy.

Jody D February 8, 2014 at 2:05 pm

Have not made these in some time! Thanks for the recipe and the reminder!

Ashley Robertson February 9, 2014 at 9:04 am

Ooh i love reeses pieces.

Rebecca Peters February 9, 2014 at 5:48 pm

Those are incredible!!!

Christy Anderson February 9, 2014 at 8:44 pm

My hubby would love these!

allyson becker February 10, 2014 at 5:18 pm

A recipe attempting to steal my heart! This is it!

Janette Polivka February 10, 2014 at 7:36 pm

I can’t really believe that I never really think to make these..when my son loves Reeses pieces more than M&M’s I would say. Yummy, thank you for sharing ,I can’t wait to try!

Renee February 10, 2014 at 8:44 pm

I like the addition of the pudding mix.

Betty C December 14, 2014 at 7:39 pm

I’ll definitely have to try these. I love Reeses Pieces.

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