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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Author: Sophia Inza
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 30 cookies 1x


An easy peanut butter chocolate chip cookie recipe. Comes together quickly, perfect to make with kids. Get adventurous and try new mix ins!


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (dark, semi sweet, or milk!)


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the flour, cornstarch, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, add the butter and peanut butter and beat for about 1 minute until creamy and smooth.
  4. Add the brown and white sugars and beat again for 1-2 minutes until pale and fluffy.
  5. Add in the egg and vanilla and give it a quick whip to combine.
  6. Add the flour mixture little by little, beating just until combined.
  7. Pour the chocolate chips in and stir until evenly distributed.
  8. Using a 2 inch cookie scoop, measure out cookies and place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Top with a few more chocolate chips.
  9. Place in the oven and bake for 10 minutes or until edges are golden.
  10. Remove from the oven and let them sit on the tray for 5 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool. Top with flaky sea salt if desired.