Reeses Peanut Butter Egg Cookies…

Happy Thursday friends! Another week flying right by huh? I have no doubt these cookies will become a new favorite in your household!

I have to admit……these Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs are the death of me. I can NOT resist them, I’ve tried and it just doesn’t work. They are by far my favorite candy in the whole wide world which is why I am grateful that they only come out for Easter! My hips couldn’t take it if I could get these babies all year round!

So, to make matters worse, I have created an incredible cookie for my favorite candy…..and um…..let’s just say…..they are INCREDIBLE! Don’t believe me? Try them for yourself!

Enjoy! xoxox

So bad but oh so good!! Picked these up at Target 🙂

Mmmmm, drooling again 🙂

In love…

Chop the Reeses eggs on the larger side and you’ll get these fabulous chunks in the middle of your cookies!

Reeses Peanut Butter Egg Cookies

2 sticks softened butter

1 Cup packed brown sugar

1 Cup granulated sugar

3 Tablespoons corn syrup

2 large eggs plus 1 egg white

1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract

3 1/2 Cups all purpose flour

1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon 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 🙂

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a stand or electric mixer beat the butter, sugars and corn syrup until well combined….light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla until well combined.

2. 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 a silpat or parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 9-11 minutes until just turning golden around edges. Let cookies cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. Eat with tall glass of milk!!

4 dozen cookies

Have a FAB rest of your week and weekend!

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51 Responses
  1. Joey

    These sound delicious! Thanks for sharing! I love all your recipes! Every single one has been a hit in our house!

  2. Brooke (Baking with Basil)

    These look AWESOME!! Reese’s eggs are my downfall too….I just can’t resist those holiday inspired guys. They seem to taste soo much better than regular peanut butter cups too. I’m definitely going to have to try these out!

  3. Sarah M.

    Saw the recipe the other day so I picked up some eggs thinking I would try it out today. One problem. For some reason I had it in my head that the recipe only called for 8 eggs…and I may have opened one of the packages and had a couple. I just double checked the recipe. Oops! Guess I’ll have to go buy another package! I’ll try not to cry all the way to the store… ๐Ÿ˜‰

  4. Kylie

    I am new to reading your blog, but I must say that I am blown away by the creative recipes you have come up with!! You are really talented!
    And, I am also from Arizona, a Mesa native! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Anyways, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are the best chocolate candies invented… but for some reason the eggs are EVEN better! I can’t wait to try these! Thank you!

  5. Breann

    I absolutely love your recipes!

    I live in Utah and we have this placed called Cutler’s bakery. Today I indulged and had a peanut butter finger cookie. It was a peanut butter cookie (with peanut butter chunks) then a peanut butter type frosting then thick milk chocolate frosting on the top. It was amazing..This cookie sounds similar to it so I could be in very big trouble. Do you think it would be overkill to add some frosting to these? (I know, totally overkill on the calories) Thanks for all the wonderful recipes!

  6. Stacie

    I made these last night for a couple events we have today. Let’s just say I’m glad I only kept 3 at home… or I might have eaten them all! So delicious.

    I had to use about 20 eggs, I think because I bought a big pack of them and they are a smaller size.

    So good ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you!

  7. Heidi

    So glad I am not the only one that has a weakness for those Reese’s eggs! Cannot wait to try this one!

    1. Heidi

      I just made and ate some of these cookies!! OH MY GOODNESS!!! They are fabulous!! Thanks so much for all your creative and delicious ideas!

  8. Charity

    I agree – those resses eggs are the death of me. They do make them in other shapes for some of the other holidays (trees for Christmas, hearts for Valentine’s, etc); I just might have to try this!

  9. Sinful Southern Sweets

    Girl, you are so not good for my diet! This is my favorite easter candy and I will certainly be giving these a try!

  10. Memoria

    What an interesting cookie recipe! I’ve never heard of one with corn syrup and egg whites. I must try this out. I love how the peanut butter eggs look chopped. I know these cookies were beyond awesome.

  11. Heavenly Housewife

    OMG, these look so fantastic. I am loving the look of your blog by the way, so retro and cute.
    Hope you have a wonderful weekend.
    *kisses* HH
    p.s. please stop by my blog and enter my giveaway for ยฃ50 or $75 worth of Amazon vouchers ๐Ÿ˜€ I’ve just unveiled my new blog and am doing a give away to celebrate ๐Ÿ˜€

  12. Bridgett

    Oh boy, those eggs are the death of me too! I ate a whole pack (yes, ALL 6!) at one sitting when I was pregnant with my daughter. I am surprised she came out ok but now she is a reeces addict! I will be trying these cookies this weekend as they will be a hit over here.

  13. Brooke

    I am SOOOOOO with you on those Reese’s Eggs! If I had ONLY those and Diet Coke, I would be a VERY HAPPY woman! Of course, my Diet Coke would NOT counterbalance the Eggs ;)! I will be making these FOR SURE!

  14. Shannon

    Those look incredible Jenny, those are my favorite candies too!!!! And by the way I love your little wire easter baskets, those are so dang cute, where did you get those, great VT gifts!!!!

    1. Jenny

      Hi Shannon,
      I picked up those little baskets at a stationary/post office store right across the street from our place. I think it’s called Newport Stationary or something like that. They are actually little candle holders!! I thought they were cute!

  15. Lorie

    Oh.My.Word. Those look amazing! I think my boys and I will have to make some of these tomorrow!

  16. Tiffany @ Mine Are Spectacular!

    Oh Jenny… My hubby is gonna love you!

    I’ll be making these this weekend for sure!


  17. joanne

    Yeah those eggs are BAD NEWS. Especially the mini ones. Because then you think, oh I can have five no problem.

    Yes. Problem.

    Love these cookies!

  18. Sara

    I just decided that I’m going to make these and eat them all. Peanut butter cups are my favorite candy too.

  19. Stacey

    WOW!!! I’m with you, anything chocolate peanut butter and I’m hooked! I will definitely be trying these. Have you seen the BIG (and I do mean big) Reese’s peanut butter egg this year? It’s so big that they say it’s 4 servings! I couldn’t resist getting it. ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. Katrina

    I don’t know, Jenny, one of MY favorite cookies in the world are your banana Reese’s Cups cookies, I’d HAVE to try these and compare. ๐Ÿ˜‰ They look de-lish.

    1. Jenny Flake

      Hi Katrina,
      I love those banana ones too! These are equally as yummy, taste totally different ๐Ÿ™‚

  21. megan

    oh my gosh these sound incredible. reese’s eggs are my absolute favorite candy ever! I have to try these!

  22. Lauren @ Crave. Indulge. Satisfy.

    Those look and sound amazing! Those eggs are my favorite too, great idea!

  23. Molly

    Holy cow. Amazing! I totally agree about the eggs being the diet kiss of death. I was supposed to have given up desserts for Lent, but gave into one of these bad boys. The cookies look incredible!!!

  24. The Necklace Lady

    Ohhh… yummy yummy! **trying to be good… not so much**

    I think I’m going to bake these with my step-daughter next time she’s here… and I’ll try very hard to only eat one!

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