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Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

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Ready to make your taste buds fall in love? These Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies need to happen in your home NOW! 

My sister recently shared a recipe with me for some amazing salted dark chocolate cookies. I absolutely LOVED them, in fact, my entire family gave them rave reviews!

I took her amazing recipe and wanted to see what it would be like with some peanut butter – ’cause what better combination of flavors is there? Adding peanut butter to the mix knocked them out of the ballpark – these cookies are fantastic!!! Here is the recipe:

Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

INGREDIENTS – 

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¾ cup cold unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cu light or dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups dark chocolate chips
  • additional sea salt to sprinkle over cookie dough

DIRECTIONS – 

  1. Beat together the butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until creamy.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla, beat well.
  3. Mix in the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and 1/2 tsp salt. Add chocolate chips.
  4. Scoop out rounded tablespoons of dough onto a parchment lined cookie sheet. Sprinkle sea salt over top of the cookie dough.
  5. Bake at 350 for 9-10 minutes. Let cool on cookie sheet before transferring to wire rack.

Eat and enjoy!

Seriously, how amazing do these look???

Let me know how you like them by leaving a comment in the section below!

I’d LOVE to hear your thoughts!!!

Here are a few more cookies we know you’ll love-

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies | 10 Minute Easy Sugar Cookies | Chocolate Strawberry Sugar Cookies

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This post was originally written and published on Somewhat Simple by Ashton from Something Swanky in November 2012.

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