Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Hey there!

Recently I have been craving peanut butter cookies like their is no tomorrow. So of course I had to bake up a yummy batch of these delicious cookies. But, if you know anything about me, you know that I also love chocolate. Today we are combining this delicious childhood combo and I am sharing with you these amazing chocolate peanut butter cookies that are to die for. You have got to make these cookies!


  • 2 sticks of unsalted butter (1 cup) softened
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter (no stir kind)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 cups peanut butter candies


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Beat together the butter and sugars in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the cocoa powder, peanut butter, eggs, and vanilla. Mix until well combined.
  4. Add in the baking soda, salt, and flour. Mix slowly just until combined.
  5. Fold in the chocolate chips and 1 1/2 cups of peanut butter candies.
  6. Scoop two tablespoons of batter into rows onto a cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper.
  7. Bake the cookies for 5 minutes, then quickly pull them out of the oven for a few seconds and press the remaining candies onto the cookies.
  8. Place the cookies back into the oven and bake for another 4-5 minutes.
  9. Let the cookies cool once done baking and serve!

I hope you enjoyed this recipe for the best peanut butter chocolate combo ever! These cookies are such a fun treat for the summer or really any season of the year. Enjoy!


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