Chocolate Peanut Butter Delight Cookies

 

Melt in your mouth chocolate peanut butter delight cookies ohsweetbasil.com

 

I don’t know if I even want to admit this to you since we are generally pretty organized people, but I have a major chocolate stash in my house, one that takes up a cupboard and a shelf in the pantry and it’s a huge piled up disaster. I know I need bins, and I’d love to hear how you keep such things organized, but since I have a huge variety, mini chocolate chips, milk, semi sweet, peppermint chip, toffee, andes mint chips, mini m&m, white chocolate, oh my gosh, I’m not even going to keep going because I could! The point is, these chocolate peanut butter delight cookies were born out of pure anxiety, and because I really like those new Nestle Delightfulls filled chocolate chips.

 

Melt in your mouth chocolate peanut butter delight cookies ohsweetbasil.com

 

Chocolate anxiety that is. I’m so over the disaster, but we have NO SPACE! Putting bins in takes up so much room that we actually and up losing space and until we move into a home with gobs more food storage I’m stuck. I can’t take it anymore! I have a few bags that all needed to be used, and you may have noticed that when I discovered this crazy awesome m&m chocolate cookie recipe a few months ago I’ve been finding new mixins like nobody’s business. I need it all out of the house!

 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Delight Cookies ohsweetbasil.com

 

We have chocolate peppermint chip cookies, andes mint cookies, chocolate m&m cookies, chocolate reese’s pieces cookies, chocolate white chocolate cookies and don’t forget chocolate cookies and cream cookies. I know. And the worst part is, it’s not just about trying to get rid of all those half used bags it’s also this dang cookie brain of mine. I can’t stop think of new variations of recipes! I dream of them for heaven’s sake! Cookie addiction? I think I’ve got it. And instead of wanting to be healed of it I kind of just want you to join me. All Darth Vader like. And ps, I’ll never make another Star Wars comment again. Not really my thing, but it came out and I can’t stop it.

 

Is Peanut Butter Good For You?

Peanut butter is high in fat and calories, but you get a lot of nutrition from peanut butter.

Nuts and nut butters are a great source of protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals.

 

How Long Will Cookies Keep at Room Temperature?

When stored properly, freshly baked cookies will keep for 2-3 weeks at room temperature.

 

Can You Freeze Peanut Butter Cookies?

Yes, peanut butter cookies can be frozen.

The best way to freeze all cookies is to freeze them individually.

Place cooled cookies, not touching, on a cookie sheet.

Once they are frozen, transfer them to a freezer bag and store in the freezer for up to 6 months.

 

 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Delight Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Delight Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour like Gold Medal
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter delight chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silpats.
  3. In a bowl of a standing mixer, cream the butter until smooth.
  4. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the sugars, beating for 30 seconds or until smooth (this could take up to 60 seconds).
  5. Add the egg, and vanilla and beat again until smooth.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, pudding, salt, and baking soda.
  7. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined then add the chocolate chips and fold in.
  8. Using a cookie scoop to make the perfect ball, scoop the cookies onto the baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 8-10 minutes and allow to cool for 3 minutes then remove to a cooling rack and repeat with remaining dough.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 30 cookies, Serving Size: 1

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 164 Calories
  • Total Fat: 8.8g
  • Cholesterol: 20.9mg
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Sugar: 15.2g
  • Protein: 1.7g
All images and text ©Carrian Cheney for Oh Sweet Basil.

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Carrian Cheney

Lover of all things beautiful, good and delicious. Wife, mother, friend, foodie.

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7 comments on “Chocolate Peanut Butter Delight Cookies”

  1. These look amazing…I love chocolate and peanut butter together. Plus they look very soft..I am a sucker for a soft cookie!

  2. I would be more than happy to come over and help you organize (i.e. eat) your chocolate stash! These cookies look delicious. Chocolate + PB is basically the best thing ever.

  3. Ha. I know all about not having enough space for anything (we live in a 700sq/ft apt), let alone my baking supply hoarderness! I have to be really creative some times.

    I’m definitely going to have to find these peanut butter delight chocolate chips because I need to have one of these cookies!

  4. I’m addicted to cookies too so I’m right there with ya! And these look 100% amazinggg-love the pb delight chips!