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Butterscotch Reese’s Pudding Cookies

Butterscotch Reese’s Pudding Cookies are FULL of butterscotch flavor without a ton of guilt - they're made with a combination of butter and applesauce to cut down on the fat. That way you can add more Reese's peanut butter cups!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 112kcal
Author Dorothy Kern

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup applesauce or 1-4 ounce single serve package
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 3.4 ounce package butterscotch instant pudding
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 cups mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Whisk together baking soda and flour and set aside.
  • Cream together butter, applesauce and sugars. Add the pudding package and beat until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla extract. Slowly add the flour mixture and mix until just combined. Stir in chopped Reese’s.
  • Scoop into 2 tablespoon size balls and place on your cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 40mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.7mg