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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. These are so easy to make, full of big peanut butter flavor & just like a peanut butter cup!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 18 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter ,softened
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter*
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour , spooned and leveled
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper or baking mats. 

  2. In a large bowl beat the butter, peanut butter and sugar until fluffy.

  3. Mis in the egg and vanilla. 

  4. With the mixer on low speed beat in the flour, baking soda, and salt. 

  5. Stir in 1 cup of the chocolate chips. 

  6. Form the dough into balls about 3 tablespoons in size (I use a large cookie scoop for this), then place 2 inches apart on the lined cookie sheet.

  7. Bake one tray at a time for 12-14 minutes or until the tops look just set. 

  8. Remove from the oven and dot the tops of each cookie with a few more chocolate chips. 

Recipe Notes

*I do not recommend using natural or homemade peanut butter. 

**Store cookies in an airtight container.