Recipe

Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

Chewy, nutty and packed full of real chocolate pieces, these golden peanut butter and choc chip cookies are the perfect treat for the whole family.

  • 40 mins preparation
  • 12 mins cooking
  • Makes 44 Item
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Ingredients

Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies
  • 175 gram butter, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 cup dark chocolate bits
  • 2/3 cup unsalted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Method

Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  • 2
    Using an electric mixer, beat butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, caster sugar and essence in a medium bowl, until pale and creamy. Add eggs. Beat until combined. Sift flour and bicarbonate of soda over butter mixture. Using a wooden spoon, stir to combine. Stir in chocolate bits and peanuts.
  • 3
    Drop level tablespoons of dough on prepared trays. Bake 12 minutes, or until light golden. Cool on trays 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

Try using pecans, chopped raisins or a combination of both instead of chocolate bits.