Get your retro Reese’s cookies! A delish classic peanut butter chip/chocolate chip cookies recipe from the ’80s

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Reeses cookies Peanut butter chocolate (1982)
If you think chocolate chip cookies are your family’s favorite, you’re half right

Introducing the Reese’s cookie. Chocolate chips and peanut butter chips… irresistible.

Reeses cookies Peanut butter chips and chocolate chips vintage recipe (1982)

Reese’s peanut butter chip cookie recipe


1 cup shortening OR 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
2 cups unsifted all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup Reese’s peanut butter chips
1 cup Hershey’s chocolate chips


Cream shortening OR butter or margarine, sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well.

Combine flour and baking soda; blend into creamed mixture. Stir in chips.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet.

Makes 5 dozen 2-1/2″ cookies

Alternate recipe: Substitute one cup of Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips in your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe.

Reese’s cookie recipe card for treats made with peanut butter chips

Reese's peanut butter chip cookie vintage recipe card

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