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Tiny Peanut Butter Cup Blossoms

Close-up of a Peanut Butter Blossom cookie with a mini PB cup on top

The tiny peanut butter cup blossoms are so small! Perfect Elf Food!

 
So, pretty much everything is cute when it’s itty bitty, right?
I mean, baby clothes are just so dang precious…
puppies.
mini cupcakes.
Size 2 clothes.
I mean, don’t the small sizes always look better than the larger-ish ones?
Explain that to me.
Shoes also…I will see an adorable shoe on display and then pick put my size of the exact same shoe and the cuteness gets lost somewhere between the 6 and the 8.
Where does it go?
 
 
 
 I know, right?!  Mini peanut butter cups!
I have also seen them at Trader Joe’s in case you were wondering 😉
So, I bought them, because you sort of HAVE to buy teeny tiny peanut butter cups when you find them.   I am pretty sure that it’s like a rule or something.
I decided to use Elissa’s brilliant idea of mini pb chocolate chip blossoms and tweak it slightly into the form of
Itty Bitty, Teeny Weeny Peanut Butter Blossoms
People are gonna love these because they are totally cute and popable.
Making them is a bit repetitive, but they are totally worth it…
trust me, I’m an expert!
 
 
 
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Close-up of a Peanut Butter Blossom cookie with a mini PB cup on top

Itty Bitty, Teeny Weeny Peanut Butter Cup Blossoms


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup room temp butter (I use salted)
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 2 1/2 cups AP flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • reserve 1/2 cups granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. Cream butter and sugars together on medium speed. Add peanut butter, mix. Add eggs and vanilla, mix until combined.
  2. Slowly add dry ingredients. Stir until just combined.
  3. Chill dough for at least 2 hrs.
  4. Preheat to 350
  5. When dough is chilled remove it from fridge and roll into 1/4 teaspoon sized balls. Roll each ball in reserved granulated sugar.
  6. Place each rolled cookie on baking sheet. I fit about 60 on my sheet.
  7. Bake 5 minutes until bottoms gets slightly golden and tops JUST start to crack.
  8. As soon as they come out of the oven, quickly press pb cup into cookie. They cool quickly based on their size.
  9. Transfer to wire cooling rack until pb cup sets, approx 20-30 minutes.

Notes

Store in an air-tight container for up to 3 days.

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46 comments on “Tiny Peanut Butter Cup Blossoms”

  1. Adorable and just the right size for my “cake”-loving toddler who gets totally crazy on too much sugar. Happy holidays! Looks like you’re off to a great start.

  2. iamahoneybee.com

    oh these are so cute! I can't beleive they are that small. I def need to make these. I'm just afraid their bite size nature would result in me popping back dozens!

  3. bridget {bake at 350}

    A. These are adorable!
    B. LOL: "…wearing Cole Haan loafers with white socks and unfortunately "scrunched" hair. I was certainly not thinking about the ins and outs of Smoked Grape Rosemary Focaccia." I am laughing out loud!!!

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