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nine peanut butter chocolate chip cookies on a wire rack

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whip up a batch of these soft and chewy homemade Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies quickly and easily using a few pantry staples, regular peanut butter, and gooey chocolate chunks!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 236kcal


  • 1 stick butter softened (½ cup)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate bar or chocolate chips, roughly chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350 ° F
  • Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, add the butter and brown sugar and beat together on medium speed for 1-2minutes until fluffy.
  • Then, add the peanut butter, egg, and vanilla extract and beat until combined,. Scape down the sides of the bowl a few times.
  • Next, add the flour and baking powder and mix until the flour is just barely combined.
  • Gently fold the chocolate chips or chunks into the cookie dough, careful not to over mix!
  • Scoop out 1 ½ tablespoons of dough with a cookie scoop and roll them into balls.
  • Press down slightly with a cup until they are a ½” thick and place them on the baking sheet 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the cookies with sea salt if desired


Store in an airtight container at room temperature for 4-5 days.
Add in a few peanut butter chips too if desired.
Use milk chocolate instead of dark chocolate.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 95mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 174IU | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg