salted peanut butter cup cookies.

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Recently featured on Kodiak Cakes Instagram.

Peanut butter is one of my favorite things in the world! So when Kodiak Cakes came out with their new Peanut Butter Powercake mix, I was super excited. I used this mix to make peanut butter cookies. I added some mini peanut butter cups to the batter, along with some sea salt on top. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and salty! This is a must-try recipe.

Recipe:

  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), softened slightly
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 and 3/4 cup peanut butter Kodiak Cakes mix
  • about 10 mini peanut butter cups – I used Justin’s, crushed
  • course sea salt, for topping

Instructions:

  • preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • with an electric mixer, beat butter and brown sugar on medium speed until fluffy – about 3 minutes
  • add vanilla and egg and mix until smooth
  • in a separate bowl, mix Kodiak Cakes mix, salt, and baking soda
  • add dry ingredients to wet ingredients in about 3 increments, mixing after each addition
  • add crushed peanut butter cups and mix until just combined
  • scoop tablespoon size balls of batter onto a greased baking sheet
  • flatten out with a fork, then cross over your fork lines and flatten again (not too flat, just to make the fork marks)
  • sprinkle each cookie with course sea salt
  • bake for 8-10 minutes (I always under-bake my cookies a little bit so they’re softer when they cool – I baked mine for 8 minutes)
  • remove from the oven and let cool on a cooling rack
  • enjoy!

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