Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Cups Recipe

Chocolate chip cookie cups filled with peanut butter and topped with chocolate ganache.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough we used a pre-made dough but you can make your own if you prefer
  • 8 oz. Bittersweet chocolate 60% cacao or higher
  • 1/4 c Heavy Cream
  • 1 c Peanut Butter


Chocolate Ganache

  • Finely chop chocolate.
  • Microwave heavy cream 1 minute or until it begins to boil.
  • Pour hot cream onto chocolate and stir until chocolate is completely melted and smooth.

Cookie Cups

  • Preheat oven according to instruction on cookie dough package/recipe.
  • Roll chocolate chip cookie dough into 1 inch balls.
  • Using a mini muffin tin place one ball in each muffin spot, and using your tart tamper (or your fingers) press the dough down creating a cup shape.
  • Bake the cookie cups according to the instructions on the cookie dough package/recipe.
  • Once cookie cups have baked remove them from the oven and use the tart tamper again to press the cookie down where it has puffed up.
  • Let the cups cool completely.
  • Fill the cups with 1 teaspoon of peanut butter.
  • add 1-2 teaspoons of chocolate ganache on top.
  • Refrigerate to firm up the ganache.
  • Enjoy!