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Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

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Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies are perfectly delicious, soft, chewy, and so easy to make! Get ready for your taste buds to fall in love!

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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 Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies are fantastic!!! They have the most amazing texture that melts in your mouth. The edges are crisp and the middle is creamy and rich! Grab a glass of milk and get ready for a little taste of heaven! Seriously, how amazing do these look???

How to Make Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

As impressive as these cookies look, they are actually SUPER easy to make!

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

Here is the recipe:

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Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies are perfectly delicious, soft, chewy, and so easy to make! Get ready for your taste buds to fall in love!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword 30 minutes or less, chocolate, cookies, peanut butter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 48 cookies
Calories 147 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup Hershey's Special Dark cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of sea salt
  • ¾ cup cold unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup 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

Instructions

  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 the top of the cookie dough.
  5. Bake at 350 for 9-10 minutes. Let cool on cookie sheet before transferring to wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 78mg3%
Potassium 102mg3%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 99IU2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Eat and enjoy!

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

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