If you adore a rich chocolate cookie then you will love these peanut butter chip chocolate cookies. These big cookies are super chocolaty with a chewy and fudgy center and perfect crisp edges.
The only thing better than a chocolate cookie, is a chocolate cookie filled with peanut butter chips!! Yum.
These cookies are everything a chocolate cookie should be (at least in my opinion). Chewy, kind of fudgy on the inside then crisp, sort of flat edges. And if you a traditionalist chocolate chip cookie connoisseur i really think you'll like these.
Chocolate cookies can be tricky to make because cocoa powder is very drying. So you have to make sure that you aren't overdoing both the cocoa powder and flour, the balance has to be just right.
There were countless attempts on my end to get the perfect chocolate cookie, and I'm talking about years and years of trying. This one totally nails it.
You will love them.
Just a quick rundown of what you'll need. Make sure to reference the recipe card with a full list of ingredients, the amounts and the directions.
- brown sugar
- white sugar
- vanilla extract
- eggs (1 whole egg, 1 egg yolk)
- all purpose flour
- dutched baking cocoa powder (a bit different than the run of the mill cocoa powder)
- baking powder
- baking soda
- espresso powder (enhances the chocolate flavor)
- peanut butter chips
- semi sweet chocolate chips
How To Make Peanut Butter Chip Chocolate Cookies
Start by creaming together the butter and sugars. See the photo below? It should look similar. Mix in the vanilla, whole egg and egg yolk.
In a separate bowl sift together the dry ingredients, this gets any big lumps out and blends your cocoa powder and all purpose flour together.
Mix the dry into the wet ingredients, along with the peanut butter chips and chocolate chips.
Chill for 30-45 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350 about 10 minutes or so before the cookie dough comes out of the fridge. No sense in preheating it and having it run while the cookies chill.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Use a large 3 tablespoon size cookie scoop to scoop out even amounts of dough and space them out, they will spread. Roll into a ball then press them down a bit with the palm of your hand.
Bake for 10 minutes. They will look under baked but as they set they will be perfect. Once the feel like they won't fall apart, transfer them to a wire rack to continue cooling. They take a bit longer to cool then a regular chocolate chip cookie.
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- 1 c butter, softened
- 1 ¼ c brown sugar
- ½ c white sugar
- 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract
- 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
- 1 ¾ c all purpose flour
- ½ c dutched baking cocoa powder
- ¾ tsp kosher salt
- ½ tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp instant espresso powder
- 1 c peanut butter chips
- ¼ c semi sweet chocolate chips
- In a stand mixer cream together the butter, brown sugar and white sugar for 2-3 minutes on medium speed. Mix in the vanilla. Mix in the whole egg and egg yolk on low speed for 1 minute, making sure combined.
- In a separate bowl, sift together the all purpose flour, cocoa powder, espresso powder, salt, baking powder then whisk together to incorporate. Mix the dry ingredients into the wet, mix until almost combined. Stir in the peanut butter chips.
- Chill the cookie dough in the fridge for 30-45 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 (10 minutes prior to taking the cookie dough out of the fridge).
- Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Use a 3 tbsp cookie scoop for the dough, drop them on the tray then roll into a ball with your hands, pat down a bit with the palm of your hand (see photos in post).
- Bake for 10 minutes and pull from the oven, they will look under baked, but will be perfect once cooled. Let sit on the baking sheet for a couple minutes then transfer to a wire rack carefully so they don’t fall apart, as they cool they will set up.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 246Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 192mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 1gSugar: 20gProtein: 3g
This information comes from online calculators. Although moderncrumb.com attempts to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures are only estimates.