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5 from 6 votes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ultra soft and chewy peanut butter chocolate chip cookies. These easy peanut butter cookies stay soft for days and freeze well. Add chocolate chips, white chocolate chips or even butterscotch chips to this cookie recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bake sale recipes, chocolate chip cookies, EASY COOKIE RECIPE, peanut butter cookies
Servings: 30
Calories: 302kcal
Author: Julie Clark


  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar for sprinkling


  • In a mixing bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars. Add vanilla and mix. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking soda and salt. Add to mixture in mixing bowl and mix until well combined.
  • Mix in chocolate chips.
  • Use a large cookie scoop (or whatever size scoop you'd like!) scoop the dough onto a non-stick baking mat.
  • Use the tins of a fork to make a criss-cross pattern, pressing down into the cookie dough. Sprinkle extra white sugar on the tops of the cookies. Refrigerate the cookies for 30 minutes.
  • Bake the cookies at 375 degrees for 9-10 minutes. If you like cookies to be soft, be sure not to overbake them. They shouldn't be browned at all.
  • Store in an airtight container.



The calories shown are based on the recipe making 30 cookies, with 1 serving being 1 cookie. If you make the cookies smaller, they will have less calories. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate.


Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1.8mg