Soft Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunkers

Soft Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunkers

You really can’t go wrong with the combination of chocolate and peanut butter! These cookies are soft pillow-like peanut butter cookies that are chock full of melty chocolate chips. And they’re absolutely delicious. The cookie just melts in your mouth and stays unbelievably soft after baking. I expected to like these when I made them, but I was surprised at just how much I┬áloved them. I took them in to work for birthday treats and they disappeared much more quickly than I was prepared for. Thankfully I had saved one in my lunchbox or I wouldn’t have gotten any! If you’re a fan of peanut butter and chocolate together, I definitely recommend trying these soft peanut butter chocolate chunkers – you’ll love them. :)

Soft Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunkers

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Soft Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunkers

Yield: Makes 4 dozen cookies

Ingredients:

3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup milk
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl or stand mixer, cream together the butter, peanut butter, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs, then stir in the vanilla and milk.

In a separate bowl, cobmine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir the flour mixture into the creamed mixture until just blended. Mix in the chocolate chips.

Drop by the tablespoonful on baking sheets 2 inches apart. Press each drop lightly with your hand or spatula. Bake for approximately 10 minutes. Cookies should have a golden brown color on the top and bottom. Remove from the oven and cool on the pan for at least 5 minutes beore moving them to a rack to finish cooling.

from the Spring 2010 King Arthur Flour Baking Sheet

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8 Responses to “Soft Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunkers”

  1. 1

    sally @ sallys baking addiction — July 30, 2012 @ 9:48 am

    I can literally just see how soft these are, Megan! The fact that the only sweetener is brown sugar just proves how soft and tender they must be without even having a taste! Hard crunchy PB cookies are not my favorite, so these look right up my alley!

  2. 2

    Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts — July 30, 2012 @ 10:55 am

    These look so thick and yummy! You can never go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter!

  3. 3

    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — July 30, 2012 @ 1:59 pm

    I NEED a cookie in my life. Right. Now!

  4. 4

    Cassie — July 31, 2012 @ 12:17 pm

    You are so right – chocolate + PB can’t be beat. These are definitely my kind of cookies!

  5. 5

    thyme (sarah) — July 31, 2012 @ 9:10 pm

    chocolate and peanut butter…we should have a national holiday to celebrate when these two perfect foods met each other and decided to make our bellies very very happy!

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    Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies — August 1, 2012 @ 5:39 pm

    I love peanut butter cookies, but I think they’re much better with chocolate. :) These look fantastic!

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    Holly Marie — August 12, 2012 @ 4:24 pm

    Just made these and LOVE them. They really do come out soft & puffy..and the chocolate chips/peanut butter combo is awesome! I will make these again! Thanks for sharing Megan :)

    • megan replied: — August 14th, 2012 @ 7:42 am

      So glad you liked them!!

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