Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch


4 dozen

Updated: Mar. 17, 2023
It's a snap to make a batch of tasty cookies using this chocolate peanut butter cookie recipe, which calls for a convenient boxed cake mix. My husband and son gobble them up! —Mary Pulyer, Port St. Lucie, Florida
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  • 1 package devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 package (10 ounces) peanut butter chips


  1. In a bowl, beat cake mix, eggs and oil (batter will be very stiff). Stir in chips.
  2. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place on lightly greased baking sheets; flatten slightly. Bake at 350° until a slight indentation remains when lightly touched, about 10 minutes. Cool on pans for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.

Test Kitchen tips
  • Canola oil is high in monounsaturated fat, a type that helps to decrease blood cholesterol levels, and low in saturated fat, which can increase blood cholesterol. Olive oil would also taste fine in this recipe and has the same healthy-fat properties.
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  • Nutrition Facts

    1 cookie: 88 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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