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How to Make Cookie Cups

Created December 8, 2016
Peanut Butter Cream Cups
Turn cookie dough into sweet two-bite cups to hold your favorite fillings. All you need is a mini muffin pan and you’re good to go.

No one can resist a cookie cup; they’re so cute and customizable! They’re easy to make too. Start with your favorite refrigerated cookie dough. These tips are for Ready to Bake Cookies, but you can use any type of Pillsbury refrigerated cookies

Step 1
Spray inside of mini muffin cups with cooking spray.

Step 2
Place equal-sized pieces of cookie dough into each mini muffin cup.

Cookie dough in mini muffin tins

Step 3
Bake 9 to 14 –or until centers appear fully cooked and edges begin to turn light golden brown. Bake time varies based on your type of dough. Check out the handy cheat sheet below.

Step 4
Remove from oven. With handle of wooden spoon, make shallow indentation in center of each baked cookie cup.

Cookie dough cups in mini muffin tins

Cool 10 minutes. Run tip of knife around edge of each muffin cup; remove cookie cups from pan. Cool completely, about 10 minutes more. Repeat with any remaining cookie dough.

 How Long to Bake Cookie Cups
Cookie Dough
 Servings Bake time
Sugar Cookie
 24 12-14 min.
Chocolate Chip
 24 12-14 min.
Peanut Butter
 32 9-12 min.

Dollop or pipe with your choice of filling. Remember: You can fill your cookie cups with anything you like! Ready-to-eat cheesecake filling, frosting or straight-up whipped cream would all be delicious. The flavor combos are endless.

Here are a few of our favorite cookie cups for inspo: