I really wish I lived close to Melissa, my food contributor, because every time she writes a post I want to sample her recipe. Oh well, I guess I’ll just have to make it myself. I can’t think of anything that goes better together than peanut butter and chocolate. If you feel the same way you are going to love this cookie recipe from Melissa this week.

Hello! It’s the first Thursday of the month which means I’m back to share a recipe with you. I love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate–whoever decided to combine the two is a genius in my book. I try my hardest to limit treats, but I couldn’t resist trying out these chocolate peanut butter chip cookies. I’m happy to say, these cookies were worth it. The soft and chewy chocolate cookie is filled with peanut buttery goodness. These were so incredible right out of the oven! They were gooey, warm and chocolatey. Warning: these cookies are addicting.

Chocolate peanut butter chip cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

(Makes about 4 dozen cookies)

2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup cocoa

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/4 cups butter

2 cups sugar

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 (10 oz) package peanut butter chips


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Add flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt to a medium bowl. Stir together.

3. Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl with mixer until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.

4. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well. Stir in peanut butter chips.

5. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-9 minutes (cookies will be soft, do not overbake).

6. Cool slightly on cookie sheet, remove and add to wire rack. Cool completely.

peanut butter chocolate cookies

I think you should make these soon. I’ll probably be making them this Sunday for my family. Don’t forget to also check out My Mommy Style where Melissa blogs regularly. I totally love their new blog look!

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Lisa April 3, 2014 at 8:08 am

Awww the look amazing
L x
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Amy | The Happy Scraps April 3, 2014 at 9:28 am

I’m not sure if there was ever a better combination created than that of Chocolate and peanut butter. These are going on my must make list for sure!
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Debra April 3, 2014 at 10:00 am

Oh my gosh. I love chocolate and peanut butter. I NEED these!

Lindsay @Artsy-Fartsy Mama April 4, 2014 at 7:08 am

Can’t wait to make these! Thanks for sharing!!

Jesseca April 4, 2014 at 7:15 am

These look so yummy! Can you freeze them?
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Holly @ Bits of Everything April 6, 2014 at 4:52 pm

I agree. Chocolate plus peanut butter is a win. Yum!
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Jonie @ Just Between Friends April 8, 2014 at 12:29 pm

oh my gosh! These look delicious! I will be making these. and SOON! Thanks for the recipe!
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