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A chocolate cookie split in half and stacked on top of itself.
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are so thick and chewy and they're everyone's favorite flavor combo - chocolate and peanut butter!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 9 large cookies
Calories 407kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder optional but recommended
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat together the butter and sugars until well combined.
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla until just combined.
  • Add the flour, cocoa powder, espresso powder, baking soda, and salt and beat until a soft dough forms.
  • Stir in the peanut butter chips.
  • Portion the dough into 9 equal pieces and roll into balls.
  • Place dough balls on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 11 minutes exactly. Cookies will look slightly underdone, but will firm up as they cool.
  • Cool for 5 minutes on the pan before removing to a cooling rack.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 407kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 199mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g