Friday, February 25, 2011

Reeses Peanut Butter Egg Cookies & VOTE FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

My SWEET 17 year old daughters, Ashlyn & Kayley made this plate of cookies for me last year when I was put into the hospital for an emergency appendicitis (even though this was the last thing I wanted to eat, they new I had the recipe sitting on the counter and they made the cookies anyway and brought them to the hospital for the nurses to eat). I thought this recipe was so fitting to share today because I want to ASK all of you my faithful bloggers, to kindly push two SMALL buttons below and VOTE for both of my twin daughters (and every day you happen upon this post, please VOTE, contest ends March 21, 2011 and you can VOTE one time per day!!!).

They both excel very well in school, but every "A" they receive is very hard earned, school does not come easy for them and receiving an "A" in every class is extremely important to them and it shows in their hard work and dedication. (Kayley received her first 4.0 and Ashlyn a 3.9 last semester) This small contest is a chance to win a $2,000 College Scholarship from Brickfish. They will both be attending a 4-year college next year and each and every scholarship they have a chance to earn is equally important to them. No matter how big or how small, they are thankful for every opportunity that comes their way! So, PLEASE VOTE for Ashlyn and Kayley below! (Thanks a million, from their proud mama)!!!


Reeses Peanut Butter Egg Cookies

2 sticks softened butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
3 tbsp corn syrup
2 large eggs plus 1 egg white
1 tbsp vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups chopped Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs, 12 total eggs (find them in the Easter Candy Section, quick! You can also use regular Reeses Peanut Butter Cups. And we even used my favorite the WHITE Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  In a stand or electric mixer beat the butter, sugars and corn syrup until well combined. Beat in eggs and vanilla. In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking soda and salt.  Slowly add to wet ingredients along with the chopped Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs.  Mix only until just combined.  Using a medium cookie scoop, scoop dough onto baking sheet.  Bake for 9-11 minutes until just turning golden brown. Let cookies cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

I LOVE Linky Parties, what a great way to mix and mingle with lots of bloggers! Today, this recipe is linked to the following linky parties: Creative Girl Blog Hop, FAB Friday, Fat Camp Friday, Feasting in Fellowship Friday, Flaunt it Friday, Feature Yourself Friday, Food on Fridays, Food Trip Friday, Foodie Friday, Friday Favorites, Potluck Friday, Fun Food with Friday, It's a Hodgepodge Friday, Home & Family Friday, I'm Lovin' It Friday, Inspiration Friday , Check Me Out Saturday, Saturday Swap, Show and Tell, Spotlight Saturday and Simple Link Party 

Today's Recipe was Featured Here!


  1. YUM! I love the peanut butter eggs... I don't know why, but they seem so much creamier than the regular pb cups.

  2. thank so much for sharing this recipe many of my family members love the pb eggs and these would be delicious

  3. reese's peanut butter cups is the best!

  4. I sooo love this recipe. I have to try this one out as soon as possible. Thanks.

  5. These cookies look like such a decadent treat! Anyone who is given a plate of these would be happy for sure! Thanks for linking to Saturday Swap.... to participate, please remember to include the link back to the Swap. Thanks much!

  6. These cookies look great and I think it will be something new for our Easter table. Hopping in from a hop. Love for you to stop by if you have time. Have a great weekend!

    Giveaway Blogdom

  7. Is it the end of Lent yet??? Great recipe!

  8. I found you on the Spotlight Saturday Blog Hop. I am your newest GFC follower. If you could check out my blog and follow me back I would appreciate it. Thanks Amber

  9. sounds really great, thanks for shaing your recipe! goodluck to your voting also open for international residents?! have a great week!:)

  10. These sound delicious!!!

    Found your blog on the Sunny Sunday Blog Hop, now a follower. I'd love it if you would follow Dropped Stitches.

  11. Thanks for entering these delicious Reeses' cookies to the Culinary Smackdown Battle! Best of luck to you.


  12. Are these even legal? Oh yum. My house is going to smell sooo good.

    New follower from uTryit.

  13. I came by from Culinary smackdown. I'm sure glad I did. I didn't think reeses could be improved on but you've done it. Just put them in a cookie,,,,,brilliant!

  14. My husband would love thsoe! Anything Reese's and he's in! i'm not much of a baker though, but they don't look to tough! (Hopping by from the The Girl Creative Blog Hop)

  15. found this while google'ing a picture of reese's peanut butter eggs. looks delicious!

    i bought a half a dozen 6-packs when they were half off the day after easter. i've been slowly eating them. just finished the last two.

    wish i had more to make these cookies!


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