Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Story:

I am not one of those people that sits around and eats peanut butter with a spoon.  Now, if it’s Nutella we’re talking about…then I can recall many Friday nights when it was just me and a jar of that chocolately goodness.  But I never really acquired the peanut butter taste because my brother is allergic.  That plus the Barney episode where everyone’s mouths are glued shut by peanut butter really scared me away from the stuff.  But oh my, these cookies are just fabulous.  They don’t overwhelm me with the peanut taste and it’s balanced out by rich chocolate chips.  And it doesn’t hurt that they look beautiful as well.[end-story]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield: 36 Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons water
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 bag chocolate chips

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line pans with parchment paper if available. (If not, an ungreased cookies sheet will do just fine.)
2. In a large bowl, beat butter, peanut butter, brown sugar and sugar together until creamy. About 3 minutes. Scrape down bowl as needed.
3. On low, beat in eggs one at a time.
4. Add vanilla, honey and water and mix only until combined.
5. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking soda and salt together.
6. Add dry ingredients to wet and mix only until combined.
7. Stir in chocolate chips.
8. Place dough balls the size of golf balls onto cookie sheets and bake for 8-11 minutes.
9. Let cool on cooling racks and enjoy with a big glass of cold milk.

17 thoughts on “Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. 1

    These sound great! I recently made something similar and they were AMAZING! The texture was perfect.

  2. 2

    These look absolutely perfect and don’t even resemble pb cookies.

  3. 3
    Sarah says:

    Thank you for making your recipes printable! Can’t wait to make these.

  4. 4
    xiaoxi says:

    I am have been looking for the BEST peanut butter chocolate chip cookies for a long time. I’ll give these a try after I finished with midterms. I can’t wait till summer, so I can have more time to bake. I love Nutella as well. I would eat it directly from the jar if my mom would not be mad at me. Are there Nutella cookies? I head about them before, but I never see them exist.

  5. 5

    I could definitely eat a spoonful of peanut butter. In fact, just yesterday, my daughter asked me if she could do it! I think this cookie recipe looks like a must-have!

  6. 6
    Angelie says:

    I love all your recipes, especially the cupcakes. I nominated you for a Versatile Blogger Award because I think you are pretty awesome!
    Congratulations. Check it out: http://bit.ly/IOaIxe
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    * Thank the person(s) who nominated you and link back to them
    * Share 7 things about yourself
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  7. 7

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  8. 8
    Lisa says:

    Love these! They will be this year’s Mother’s Day treats!
    And I must say, I’m not scared of baking anymore. All your recipes turn out perfect. :)

  9. 9

    [...] like to put each cookie into a sandwich bag which makes them easy to grab on the way out the door. 2 cups white sugar1 cup peanut butter1 cup butter or margarine1/2 cup water2 tablespoons vanilla ext…cups toasted oat cereal [...]

  10. 10
    michelle says:

    looks and tastes great!!!

  11. 11
    Stephanie says:

    Amazing!! I made these for my bf and he devoured them! They turned out perfectly :)

  12. 12
    Shelly says:

    I have made these twice now and they are delicious!! Chewy and lot of chocolate chips!

  13. 13
    Leanne says:

    These cookies were amazing! Everyone loved them!

  14. 14
    Shelly says:

    I have made these many times now and everyone LOVES them. Thank you so much for the recipe!

  15. 15
    Jena Ashe says:

    Making these tonight! So excited, they look unbelievable :)

  16. 16
    Amy says:

    Hi! Love all your recipes and use a lot of them all the time. I just made the dough for these but forgot to add the water and only used a teaspoon of vanilla. Is it really a tablespoon? It looked like so much it scared me lol. They should come out ok right?

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