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Reese's ® Peanut Butter Cup Cookies - Gifts in a Jar

Reese's Peanut Butter Cup "Cookie Mix in a Jar" by CookieClubRecipes

Reese's ® Peanut Butter Cup "Cookie Mix in a Jar"
by KT, Cookie Club Member
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Category: Desserts, Cookie Mix in a Jar Gifts
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Level: Easy to Make
Yield: 3 Dozen Cookies

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If you've always wanted to make these sweet jar gifts for Christmas but didn't know how, here are step by step directions for how to make "cookie mix in a jar" gifts! 's Who wouldn't LOVE to be on the receiving end of this gift?!


3/4 c. sugar
1/4 c. packed brown sugar
1 3/4 c. flour mixed with 1 tsp. baking powder and 1/2 tsp. baking soda
8 large Reese's peanut butter cups cut into 1/2 inch pieces (wrap in plastic wrap)


cookie mix layered in jar

Place white sugar in jar. Next is the brown sugar, measure and then fluff with fork as you add this layer so it won't be in one clump. Press down slightly. 

chocolate and peanut butter cup candy

Mix flour, baking powder and soda together, then add to jar using a large spoon or small measuring cup. The 1/4 measure is perfect for filling the jar. 

peanut butter cup candy cut into pieces

If you have not done so already, cut peanut butter cups into small pieces. 

pastry scraper

If candy pieces are sticky use a pastry scraper or spatula to pick them up. 

wrapped candy for cookie mix in a jar

Now place the wrapped peanut butter cup pieces on top and don't worry about keeping the plastic wrap closed. Bunch it up at the top and it will stay together when you place the lid on. 

Cookie Mix in a Jar Gifts by CookieClubRecipes

When you are ready to prepare your gifts, attach the following note with red and gold holiday ribbons. You can even cut the note out directly from our print page, just make extra copies if needed. Please include our Cookie Club address as shown, thank you! :o) 

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Reese's ® Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Directions: Remove candy and set aside. Empty cookie mix into large mixing bowl, stir to combine. Add 3/4 cup softened butter, 2 eggs slightly beaten, and 1 tsp. vanilla. Mix until completely blended. Stir in candy pieces. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet then cool on wire racks. Enjoy!


Peanut Butter Cup Mix in a Jar Recipe by CookieClubRecipes

And of course, after making this Cookie Mix in a Jar Gift to share with you, we just HAD to go ahead and bake the cookies too!

Baked Peanut Butter Cup Cookies from Mix in a Jar Gift at CookieClubRecipes