Reese’s Pieces Cookie Cakes with Nutella Buttercream

These Reese’s Pieces Cookie Cakes with Nutella Buttercream are to die for. I’m serious they are absolutely heavenly. A soft baked cookie with with Nutella buttercream frosting and crumbled Reese’s Pieces on top. 

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Howdy ho friends! I have come up with a beauty of a recipe. This one I’ll have to credit to the kiddos.

Do you ever go to the grocery store with the kids? You know what that’s like. Well, when I go with all 4 of my boys it’s chaos. Food if flying off the shelves into my grocery cart. I look away for a second and there’s random stuff in there. I should really pay someone to watch the kids and I would still come out with more money at the end of the day than when I take those food demolishing monsters to the grocery store.

This time it was these Mini Reese’s Pieces and Nutella that made the cut in my grocery cart.

I came up with these soft baked Reese’s Pieces Cookies with Nutella buttercream. They are quite easy to make and are so yummy. I highly recommend you give these a try. No joke, when my husband’s friend tried these he had no words. They’re that good. (not to toot my own horn…lol)

The kids also like to try and “help” when I’m baking in the kitchen. Their favourite was the “cookie sandwich” in the pictures below. It’s absolutely monstrous. But such a guilty pleasure.

 

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Add some Nutella to your buttercream. The more Nutella you add, the more flavour there’ll be.

 

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And here she is, the cookie sandwich. The kids particularly liked these. Something about a giant cookie with icing in the middle covered in Reese’s Pieces. Who could blame them. I’m not gonna lie, I am eating one right now as I type this out. Sooo good.

 

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Thanks for stopping by friends!

 

Reese's Pieces Cookie Cakes with Nutella Buttercream
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup salted butter room temp.
  2. 3/4 cup brown sugar
  3. 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  4. 2 eggs room temp.
  5. 3 cups flour
  6. 1 tsp vanilla
  7. 1 tsp baking soda
  8. 1/2 tsp salt
  9. 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  10. 1 cup Reese's mini pieces (more if you like lots)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare cookie sheet with parchment paper
  2. 1. Cream butter and sugars together, then beat in the eggs one at a time. Add Vanilla and combine
  3. 2. In a separate bowl sift together flour, baking soda, salt, cream of tartar
  4. 3. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the butter and sugar mixture and mix on low until combined
  5. 4. With a spatula mix in the Reese's mini pieces so they don't get crushed
  6. 5. Roll cookie dough into balls and place on cookie sheet
  7. 6. Bake for 10-12 minutes until edges start getting golden
  8. 7. Make Nutella Buttercream while cookies are baking
  9. 7. Place on cooling rack until completely cool
  10. 8. Pipe Nutella buttercream on top of cookies and sprinkle with crushed Reese's Pieces
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