Our kids most requested cookies are peanut butter and chocolate chip, so I came up with this recipe combining those favorite flavors. The two doughs swirled created a lovely pattern on the cookie. There's no need for additional decoration.—Lori Kesinger, Baker, Montana
This recipe came about by accident when I was making both my husband's favorite peanut butter cookies and my favorite chocolate cookies. I had two small portions of dough left over and decided to combine them into one flavor-filled cookie.
With peanut butter, oats and five kinds of chips, these cookies make a hearty snack that appeals to kids of all ages. I sometimes double the recipe to share with friends and neighbors. —Sharon Hedstrom, Minnetonka, Minnesota
With the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter, it's no surprise these are my family's favorite cookies. Because of their ease of preparation, I'm able to make them at a moment's notice. —Faith Jensen, Meridian, Idaho
Here's a special delivery from Shirley Petryk! She bakes her chewy cookie in a pizza pan, adds convenient canned frosting for the "sauce" and slices gumdrops to look like pepperoni, mushrooms and more on top. "I'm always making this recipe for my 12 grandchildren," the Redmond Washington cook relates. "Presented to them in a pizza box, the treat gets rave reviews every time."
I'm a busy schoolteacher and pastor's wife who always looks for shortcuts. I wouldn't dare show my face at a church dinner or bake sale without these tempting peanut butter treats. They're quick and easy to make and always a hit. —Kristi Tackett, Banner, Kentucky
"I contribute this quick-and-easy treat to every bake sale our two daughters are involved in," writes Debbie Johnson of Centertown, Missouri. "Everyone seems to love the great-tasting combination of yummy chocolate and marshmallows on a homemade peanut butter cookie crust."