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Peanut Butter Chip Cookies Recipe

Peanut Butter Chip Cookies Recipe

These cookies are so yummy that we bake them a few times a month. For a fun change of pace, use vanilla or butterscotch chips or mix several different chips together.—Anne Wegener, Springville, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:24 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Additional sugar


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture; beat until well combined. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • 2. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in additional sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten if desired. Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 162 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 172mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews for Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

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cherylyoung User ID: 5912806 225693
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2015

"Made these & gave some to my sister-in-law. She really liked them & wanted the recipe, but was surprised to find out they had peanut butter in them. The peanut butter taste doesn't come thru at all. But if that's what makes them so soft, who cares!"

squeeziecake User ID: 27400 132631
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"The dough was way to wet for me to roll in sugar. I just scooped it onto the cookie sheets as is. I had to bake longer than the recipe said - about 10-12 minutes. Turned out good! Nice and soft!"

KuipoBakes User ID: 6368493 35011
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2012

"These cookies were incredibly easy to make when a last minute cookie craving hit. I added extra chocolate chips and loved how soft they turned out."

posionbites User ID: 6207645 204858
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2011

"everyone loved it and it turned out perfect "

kengrants User ID: 4608201 55668
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2011

"These are fabulous. Very moist and they turn our beautifully. I did not alter the recipe in any way and they're wonderful!"

Txnkel User ID: 1706350 93650
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2011

"These cookies are delicious! I like soft cookies so I used melted butter vs. softened. The cookies don't spread out which is what I wanted! These are great!"

butterclubwoo User ID: 5292382 104781
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2011

"Loved this recipe - not too sweet (especially since we didn't roll them in sugar), great peanut flavor using generic chunky peanut butter. Despite using room temp butter and reusing baking sheets while they were still very warm, these cookies did not spread at all - we made them drop-style but next time will flatten a bit, too. Quick, no-fuss recipe that's going at the top of my go-to cookie list!"

luvmy2boys User ID: 1067844 55651
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2010

"I think these turned out really good! My husband enjoyed them. I used natural PB, Splenda & Eggbeaters. I did have to flatten them quite a lot to get a not-so-round cookie but other than that, it was easy to follow & came out great. I didn't roll them in sugar, though--thought they'd be sweet enough with the choc chips! Thank u for sharing!"

brodie123 User ID: 2850726 60750
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2010

"I found if you chill the dough about 2 hours and roll quickly in the sugar I got a beautiful cookie. Put dough back in fridge between batches. I rolled heaping teaspoons and got 28 cookies. I also cooked them at 350 for 10 to 12 minutes. I wouldn't forgo the sugar roll because that is a touch that make these cookies different for a peanut butter one."

jwilliams0815 User ID: 4692027 60749
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2009

"This was great balance of peanut butter and chocolate. My kids loved them and so did the hubby!! Thanks!"

dulike26 User ID: 1500612 60748
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2009

"These are one of my favorites, tried another recipe similiar to this, didn't like them. Like my cookies soft with crispy edges. These are good!"

BrandiH User ID: 1786091 55650
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2008

"Delicious! I found the batter to be too moist to roll into balls and dip in sugar. Mine were just drop cookies, but still very good. And it was easier and faster than if I'd rolled them."

Ann Harrington User ID: 2709809 55591
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2008

"These are really good cookies! They disappear real quick.


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