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Nutella Swirled Peanut Butter Cookies

Nutella cookies with peanut butter will make any day brighter!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword back to school, easy cookie recipes, kid-friendly recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 162kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Nutella


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine butter, peanut butter, sugars, egg, and vanilla. Mix until well combined.
  • Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a large measuring cup or bowl. Slowly stir in to the peanut butter mixture.
  • Drop spoonfuls of Nutella on top of the dough and swirl it through the dough with a butter knife.
  • Chill the dough for 15 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Roll into balls by hand.
  • Place the balls of dough on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Use a fork to lightly press the balls down and make a criss-cross pattern.
  • Bake until the edges are very lightly browned, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Allow to cool for 2 minutes on the cookie sheet before transferring to a cooling rack.


Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 85mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.8mg