Reese’s Fudge Cookie Sandwiches

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WARNING:  This post contains a lot of protein packed peanut butter persuasion.

Come on, a girl like me can’t help but to love peanut butter and chocolate.  Sure, there are miserable days that go by that I don’t eat chocolate or peanut butter, but not many of them. 

And what can you say about King Chocolate?!  Chocolate just sucks me in like those bad reality tv shows.  And I love it!

For my dad’s birthday recently, I made 3 treats for our dessert bar:  Nutella Candy Bars, Avalanche’s and these Reese’s Fudge Cookie Sandwiches.  What didn’t get eaten that night, was sent home with my parents and also taken to my workplace.  Stuff always quickly gets devoured there.  Here was our dessert bar:

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The fudge cookies are so quick and easy to make.  I mean really fast and simple.

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Honestly, this was the first time ever that I have used a cookie scoop to make cookies.  It worked wonderfully and now I wonder why I didn’t use it soon.  I guess I thought that the spoon and roll in my hands method worked better!

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The fudge cookies go on top and bottom of the Reese’s cup.

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More Reese’s are chopped up and sprinkled on top of the cookie sandwich!  More Reese’s please!

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Reese’s Fudge Cookie Sandwiches

3/4 c. semi-sweet chocolate morsels

1/4 c. butter

1/2 c. sugar

1 egg

3/4 c. all-purpose flour

4 chopped up Reese’s cups

1/4 c. semi-sweet chocolate morsels or peanut butter morsels

10-12 Reese’s cups, unwrapped

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Line large baking sheet with parchment paper.  Combine 3/4 c. chocolate morsels and butter in large bowl.  Microwave on high 40-60 seconds or until smooth, stirring after each 20-second interval.  Add sugar and egg to bowl; mix until well blended.  Add flour; mix just until flour is incorporated.  Using small cookie scoop, drop 20 level scoops of batter, 1 inch apart onto baking sheet.  Bake 9-11 minutes or until edges are set.  Do not overbake.  Cool for 2 minutes and then transfer to wire cooling rack.

Meanwhile, chop up 4 Reese’s cups into small pieces.  Place remaining 1/4 c. chocolate or peanut butter morsels in baggie and melt fully in intervals.  Place 10-12 Reese’s cups onto half of the fudge cookies.  Top with remaining fudge cookies.  Snip corner off of baggie and drizzle chocolate or peanut butter over cookies and immediately sprinkle with the chopped up Reese’s cookies.  Allow chocolate or peanut butter drizzle to harden before serving.  Yields 10-12 cookie sandwiches.

Recipe adapted from The Pampered Chef.

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How much peanut butter and chocolate can you handle? 

I love these sandwiches, they are so sinfully scrumptious! 

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I mean how good do these fudgey sandwiches look?  Very appealing to the eyes 🙂

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When looked at from the center, doesn’t that just make your mouth water?!

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Look at the lusciousness in the middle!  Simply irresistible!!!!

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Are you a Reese’s lover like me?  The peanut butter in the middle of those lil cups is just the best!

I am still eating Reese’s Peanut Butter Christmas trees from the holidays 🙂  Reese’s, you have my heart!

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I recommend you make these ASAP.  Get yourself a mouth full of peanut butter passion!

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On a side note I have to share with you two new and great cereal finds!  Frosted Mini-Wheats with a Touch of Fruit in the Middle taste like a jelly filled doughnut!  And the Cinnamon Burst Cheerios taste like your eating a great big cinnamon roll, so good!

Do you eat Reese’s? 

If not, what is your favorite candy bar?

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About TheSceneFromMe

Wife, Foodie, Traveler, Shopaholic. I am a thirty-something tactfully-opinionated nurse living in the Midwest. I believe shopping counts as cardio, tea cannot be too sweet, anything orange (and sparkly!) can cure a bad mood, and no one can have enough clothes, accessories or shoes. I love to bake, indulge in celebrity gossip, cupcakes, reality tv, photography, travel anywhere new or places that I've already graced, spend time with my family and live life the way I am meant to. I am in love with my iPhone, husband and 2 wrinkly shar-peis. Join me on the journey of my candy coated life. Fasten your seatbelts! This is the scene from ME!
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91 Responses to Reese’s Fudge Cookie Sandwiches

  1. Holy lord, those look amazing! The combination of chocolate and peanut butter is the best invention ever in life, I think.

  2. I love peanut butter cups ahh, they are seriously my weakness. My favorite candy though is Crunch. These look amazing and perfect for a party but certainly not lying around my house.

  3. Reese’s is good, but I prefer dark chocolate. 🙂 I love the drizzle on the top! So adorable!

  4. Kerr says:

    I love Reese’s and now I really want on. Its not even 9am yet. Oops.
    I am def going to try those cereals, thanks!

  5. dianacheung says:

    omfg. between this and the next post I can’t stop drooling.

  6. girl, you are a dessert making machine lately! these look to die for. my father in law would love them. glad you’re on board with the cookie scoop! it’s one of my favorite kitchen toys 🙂

  7. Holli says:

    I love Reese’s!! Those look SOOOO good!!

  8. That is the most beautiful hot mess I’ve ever seen. Truly.

    Reeses are my favorite chocolate. Screw Godiva, gimme the reeses pb cups!

  9. choc and pb are quite possibly my fav combination…this dessert might set me over the edge though! holy moly! So delicious looking!! How creative!

  10. Holy crap, that is a lot of peanut butter/chocolate food porn! I LOVE anything PB and Chocolate. One thing I’ll confess to doing is mixing together Nutella and PB, and melting it in the micro for a few. Yes, I have issues.

    Those cookies look delicious AND pretty, too. 🙂

  11. oh my… chocolate + pb makes me happy any day!!!

    in reference to your korean sweet potato question, here you go:
    it has a dark pink/light purple exterior and a yellow flesh! check out this post: http://juniakk.blogspot.com/2010/08/oh-so-scrumptious.html – the taste is creamier and sweeter. they caramelize really well when roasted too. you must try them! they are available in the korean supermarkets. sometimes they are labeled “japanese yams”.

    hope you get a chance to enjoy them! they are heavenly….~~~

  12. These look mouth-watering!! Anything that combines pb and chocolate is a win for me!! Love Resees!!!

  13. Jenny says:

    Girl those are some serious skills!!! I wish I could bake like that. As soon as I opened your post I had to stop midway and eat lunch because you got me so hungry!!

  14. Sarah says:

    oh my gosh, these look dangerously delicious! what can make the already amazing reese’s pb cup better? sandwiching it between two chocolate cookies and topping with more pb and reese’s?!? ok, if you say so. my mouth is watering.

  15. WOW! These look amazing. I always love coming to your page and looking at your pics-so crisp! I’m always lazy about taking pics thinking they don’t really matter-and then I come here!

  16. Stacey says:

    Oh my goodness – yum! I just adore the chocolate and peanut butter combo.

  17. Jill says:

    oh my gosh! umm….ok. so, I will start eating healthy tomorrow! yeah, tomorrow!

  18. ihearteggs says:

    Wow.. just wow. Diet fail if I made these for anynoe else!

  19. Now those are some nonstop yummy looking food porn cookie shots! I love it. Wonderful work, both in adapting the recipe and getting that photography to be so enticing with brown (always difficult) food. Just wanted to reach out and touch those ribbons.

  20. Oh my gracious those look fabulous! They make sugar free reeses which is great since they have always been my favorite candy! 🙂

  21. Oh my goodness, these look beyond heavenly! Wow. The drizzle on top is so pretty. 🙂

  22. Kelli says:

    These look great!! Love love Reese Cups! Love the cinnamon cheerios too!

  23. Caroline says:

    Ohhhh my gosh! I just got home from the gym and now I’m looking at reese’s COOKIES?how delish!! eeeek this could be very bad 🙂

    thanks for stopping by my blog! i found the opi polish at beauty first, but i’ve heard some girls finding it at ulta too!

  24. Not only does your food always sound good, it always LOOKS good too! Impressive 🙂 Also… I LOVE cinnamon cheerios!

  25. Katie says:

    I come to your blog and am always put into a yummy dessert wonderland ; ) love it!

    Happy birthday to your dad! Ahhhhhh I love PB cups!! Was my fave as kid and still to this day ; )

    p.s. LOVE the cinnamon cheerios, they rock!

  26. Those look so good! My husband’s favorite candy is Reese’s so I bet he would love these.

  27. Allison says:

    those cookies look abs. ridiculously good!! I loveeee anything peanut butter. I am semi-happy those are in your house not mine right now bc I have no self control!

  28. simplyshaka says:

    I love your stuffed cookie/candy sandwich cookies. I seriously need to try this or the oreo/chocolate chip one soon. But on a Sunday so I can bring them to work the next day 🙂

    And who doesn’t like Reese’s?? I have a pack sitting in my emergency snack drawer at work. I don’t know how I havent broken into them yet!

  29. My favorite candy bar used to be whatchamacallits… But I don’t really have as much of a taste for candy bars anymore, I prefer dark chocolate.
    But reese’s pieces are scrumptious. In moderation. 😉

    Those cookies look amaaaazing I’m dying over here! haha… I definitely have a cookie scoop but I rarely use it (oops). If I use my hands I have an excuse to eat the dough, right? 😉

    Mmmm peanut butter…

  30. BrittFit says:

    um sorry I can’t remember my fav candy right now….. this post was toooooooooo amazingly yummy looking ( jaw currently dropped, mouth currently watering) haha LOVE IT

  31. Jess says:

    I honestly don’t think there is a day that goes by that I don’t eat pb or choc- oops!
    Reese’s are def my fav:)

  32. Sandra says:

    Thats a whole lotta cookie! Would love to have couple, please and thank you.

  33. Amazing.
    I LOVE Reese’s! I got so excited to see the pb eggs out. Never mind it was December and before Christmas. 🙂

  34. Hi Amy, thanks for dropping by my blog – glad I found yours! These cookies look mouthwateringly DELICIOUS!! Your dad must’ve had an awesome birthday with those treats!

  35. Wow-that looks sooooooo good! I haven’t had a reese’s in forever! I used to love 100 grand bars-yum!

  36. Meri says:

    I love the peanut butter drizzle! I love peanut butter but I can’t eat too much or it makes me SICK. dangit!

  37. Reese’s are totally my favorite candy. I’ll buy a bag of mini’s, stick them in the refrigerator, and wonder a couple days later how I finished them all!

  38. OMG your past two posts are going to make me fat! HA – Seriously peanut butter and chocolate is the best invention ever — and reeses are my favorite 🙂

  39. Wow! That’s all I have to say! Love the pics!

    My favorite candy “bar” has always been Reese’s or Hersey’s Cookies ‘n Cream, but I’m not much on candy anymore. Cookies and cupcakes…that’s a different story!

  40. Katherine: Unemployed says:

    you decorate flawlessly. seriously, I hope you become a food editor some day

  41. says:

    that looks like a combination of all the best desserts! yumm:)

  42. UrMomCooks says:

    These look heavenly! Who doesn’t love Reese’s??? I can see a normally sane group of people going wild for these at a party! And I’m with you on the cookie scoop – I have no idea why I resisted it for so long… Awesome post!

  43. Oh my gosh–talk about food porn!! Seriously, I need to make these and all your other amazing creations!

    P.S. I am an IN girl–you too?! 🙂

  44. Your Cousin says:

    1st, LOL @ “food porn”

    I like 100 Grand, Milky Way Simply Caramel, Mr. Goodbar, Paydays 🙂 John’s favorite are Paydays.

  45. Do I eat reeces…. like that’s even a question! It is only my favorite type of candy!!! Loooove the combo of PB and chocolate. nothing beats it!

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