Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Sweet and Dunkable

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

I met Maija, Yummy Mummy Club's Canned Soup Mom, last spring when we were both invited to visit the Kraft Kitchens in Toronto.  Maija loves anything with peanut butter and chocolate (check out her amazing peanut butter chocolate cupcakes!) and now every time I make something that marries the two flavours, I think of her.  After a trip to Costco this weekend, I had an abundance of chocolate chips and peanut butter in my cupboard, so it only seemed fitting to make these cookies. Soft and much moister than any other peanut butter cookie recipe I've made, these bake up sweet and dunkable.  Be sure to let them sit on the baking sheets for a bit before removing to a rack, as they are fragile and may break apart if you don't.  


1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup peanut butter
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
1 cup chocolate chips

  Pre-heat oven to 350 F.  Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  Using an electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy.  Scrape down the sides of the bowl, then add the egg and vanilla and beat until well combined.  In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt.  Add to the butter mixture and stir together on low until just combined.  Stir in chocolate chips.

  Drop the batter by level tablespoons onto the parchment paper lined sheet.  Bake for about 10 minutes, until the cookies are just set on top and golden on the edges.  Let the cookies cool on the sheets for a few minutes before removing to a cooling rack.

Makes about 2 dozen cookies

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She may go by the name Scatteredmom online, but Karen really is anything but scattered when it comes to the kitchen.  Churning out tasty treats within view of the Georgia Strait on Canada's west coast, Karen will hand you an organized weekly meal plan or teach you how to make meals from scratch.  As Mom to a teenage boy, she knows exactly what it takes to keep kids full and happy-which has really come in handy with her job as the Food Editor at Yummy Mummy Club.

A strong supporter of Food Revolution who has been endorsed by Jamie Oliver himself, by day Karen can be found working as a special education teaching assistant, running a kitchen and showing teenagers how to cook nutritious meals for themselves.  By night, when she's not chatting on Twitter and answering cooking questions,  she writes her popular blog Notes From the Cookie Jar, or posting mouthwatering recipes over at Chasing Tomatoes.  Not afraid to give her opinion and passionate about community, Karen spoke at Blissdom Canada 2010 and her writing has been published in Canadian Living magazine, as well as in various online publications. 

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