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Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

  • Author: Browned Butter Blondie
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 18 cookies 1x


A loaded peanut butter and chocolate duo that delivers the perfect balance of salty and sweet. Thick peanut butter cookies smothered in a generous dose of chocolate and dusted with roasted peanuts.


  • 8 TBSP unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup smooth, creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 3/4 cups roasted peanuts, finely chopped


  1. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper
  2. Cream butter, peanut butter and brown sugar together in a large bowl with an electric mixer on high until fluffy
  3. Add egg and vanilla and mix until just combined
  4. In a separate large bowl, stir flour, baking soda and salt together
  5. Stir flour mixture into the peanut butter mixture until just mixed together
  6. Add 1 cup of chocolate chips and gently stir in
  7. Refrigerate dough for one hour or overnight
  8. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  9. Scoop dough onto cookie sheets with a large cookie scoop, leaving space between cookies
  10. Using the back of a fork, gently press down on top of cookie to flatten the dough. Repeat in opposite direction
  11. Bake on center rack of oven for 12-15 minutes, rotating cookie sheet half way through
  12. Remove from oven when cookies are lightly golden brown but soft to the touch
  13. Cool 15-20 minutes
  14. Meanwhile, place 1 cup chocolate chips in a microwaveable bowl. Cook for 30 second intervals, stirring in between each interval until melted
  15. Once cookies are cool, dip one half of cookie in melted chocolate
  16. Dip or dust with chopped, roasted peanuts
  17. Place cookie on wax paper lined cookie sheet until chocolate sets