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Two Peas and Their Pod: Chocolate Cookies with Peanut Buter Chips

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Chocolate Cookies with Peanut Buter Chips



Did everyone have a nice Memorial Day weekend? We sure did. We spent the weekend at the Dewey's. We adopted ourselves into their family:) We had a couple of bbq's, enjoyed some pool time, basketball, baking, movies, runs/walks, and movies. The perfect weekend. It was hard to come back to work today.

I made several treats over the weekend. I love baking for crowds. Everything gets gobbled up which means no temptation for me:) I usually don't bake peanut butter treats because Josh is allergic, but I knew everyone else would love them.

I made chocolate cookies with peanut butter chips. A very chocolaty cookie, more like a brownie with peanut butter chips. Nothing too special or out of the ordinary, but just a good cookie. I did use yogurt and I am glad I did. The cookies were really soft. You really can't go wrong with the chocolate and peanut butter combo.



Chocolate Cookies with Peanut Butter Chips

(Printable Recipe)

1 cup all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons butter
7 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2/3 cup granulated sugar

1/3 cup packed brown sugar

1/3 cup plain yogurt
(I used fat free)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup of peanut butter chips

Preheat oven to 350ºF; line 2 baking sheets with baking paper, lightly coated with cooking spray. I used Silpats!
Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Sift together flour, soda, and salt; set aside.

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat; stir in cocoa powder and sugars (mixture will resemble coarse sand). Add yogurt and vanilla, stirring to combine. Add flour mixture, stirring until moist. Stir in peanut butter chips. Drop by level tablespoons 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.


Bake for 10 minutes or until almost set. Cool on pans 2 to 3 minutes or until firm. Remove cookies from pans; cool on wire racks.

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56 Comments:

Blogger Netts Nook said...

Maria That looks like a great recipe just need the peanut butter chips. Great pictures.

5:09 AM  
Blogger Happy cook said...

Wow beautiful and so yumm.

5:32 AM  
Blogger Erica said...

Glad you guys had fun! We had a fabulous weekend too....I am SO wishing it wasn't over! Great cookies. Mmmm PB chips=heaven!

5:33 AM  
Blogger Barbara Bakes said...

The cookies sound great! I wish I had a crowd to give them away to!

5:42 AM  
Blogger Peter M said...

Oh yeah, peanut butter chips...I could those straight out of the bag.

5:48 AM  
Blogger Manggy said...

Also can't go wrong: with a really soft cookie. nom nom nom. (just don't let Josh hear my noms of delight :)

5:50 AM  
Blogger Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Exquisite! These pretty cookies would not last long with me!

cheers,

Rosa

6:14 AM  
Blogger Risa said...

These look great! I am glad you had a wonderful weekend.

6:26 AM  
Blogger Elle said...

I love chocolate cookies! And when you add pb chips, that sends them over the top!

6:44 AM  
Blogger Sara @ Our Best Bites said...

funny, I made chocolate cookies with PB chips yesterday! Can't go wrong with that flavor combo....

6:47 AM  
Blogger doggybloggy said...

is it possible that this is a perfect cookie?

6:51 AM  
Blogger Dawn said...

ha ha! I am EXACTLY the same way: I love baking for large crowds that way nothing tempting is left for me to inhale! LOL
Choco & pb will always be my true love.

7:06 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

They do sound good, Maria. Peanut butter chips are out of this world - I can eat them out of hand so I don't keep them in the pantry :-).

7:06 AM  
Blogger A_and_N said...

the cookie alone would make any day memorable Maria :) these look nice and chewy. I have never used peanut butter chips before though. Nice idea!

7:07 AM  
Blogger sugarlens said...

I like baking for a crowd too. I would eat your cookies warm with a glass of chocolate milk!

Looks great and glad to hear you had a fun weekend!

7:09 AM  
Blogger Mindy said...

These look delicious! I love soft cookies...this is definitely going on my to-bake list!

7:21 AM  
Blogger 5 Star Foodie said...

I need to get some peanut butter chips - yummy cookies!

7:34 AM  
Blogger Gaby said...

yummmmm those look delicious (I would eat them right now for breakfast if I had some) haha :)

7:51 AM  
Blogger teresa said...

I love that you use yogurt! These look wonderful!

8:10 AM  
Blogger stephchows said...

MMMMMM baking for a crowd is the best :) All the fun, without trying not to eat everything you made :)

8:28 AM  
Blogger Sara said...

These are my kinda cookie...I love pb chips! Glad you had a good weekend. :)

8:36 AM  
Blogger ttfn300 said...

Mmm, pb chips! a choc cookie i could've passed up, but when you up the anty like that... can't say no! :)

8:36 AM  
Blogger How To Eat A Cupcake said...

Yogurt in a cookie??? I might have to try this! And how can you go wrong with chocolate and PB?? Nice job! :D

9:14 AM  
Blogger jen said...

holiday weekends are the best, except for the first day back at work... it's always so hard to get back into the groove!

the cookies look delish

9:16 AM  
Blogger Teanna DiMicco said...

Really. Honestly. I don't think there is anything better. There is seriously nothing better than chocolate and peanut butter... except maybe chocolate and peanut butter in a cookie form!

9:19 AM  
Blogger Nicole said...

That looks so good! I am such a sucker for cookies :) Glad you guys had a good weekend. I will be calling you before we come to Utah so we can plan something. I can't wait to see you!

10:47 AM  
Blogger Debbie said...

Just a perfect snack day or night!!!

10:48 AM  
Blogger Donna @ Way More Homemade said...

I love these so much. Our recipes are similar & I ended up adding a few chocolate chips too, for good measure. :)

http://waymorehomemaderecipes.blogspot.com/2009/04/chocolate-peanut-butter-chip-cookies.html

12:07 PM  
Blogger figtree said...

Give me a glass of milk and Im in heaven!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks Figtreeapps

12:58 PM  
Blogger Pam said...

These would be a big hit in my house...they look great.

1:15 PM  
Blogger Katherine Aucoin said...

Oh how I love peanut butter and chocolate together!

1:20 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Looks super tasty! Nice pics!

@helloveggie

1:31 PM  
Blogger Robin Sue said...

I almost made brownies with peanut butter today. These look better. I bet the yogurt makes them so moist!

1:56 PM  
Blogger pinkstripes said...

YUM! They look and sound delicious.

1:57 PM  
Blogger Flourchild said...

Anything with chocolate and peanut butter has to be good. Nice looking cookies.

2:57 PM  
Blogger Katrina said...

Yum. I love the use of yogurt!

3:35 PM  
Blogger Burp and Slurp~! said...

yummy! classic combo of the cho and PB, what an old fav! perfect with a glass of cold milk!

4:16 PM  
Blogger Heather said...

it certainly was hard to go back to work today! it sounds like you had a delicious weekend, though!! the cookies look great :)

5:09 PM  
Blogger Kate said...

Those look really delicious! I love chocolate and peanut butter.

6:18 PM  
Blogger Bunny said...

You used yogurt! I've never used yogurt for cookies, they look so good. I love soft cookies!!

6:45 PM  
Blogger Ingrid said...

I agree it was tough going back to work! :(

Can't really go wrong with PB & chocolate.
~ingrid

7:01 PM  
Blogger Donna-FFW said...

Oh this looks like one fabulous cookie!

7:30 PM  
Blogger Desmone007 said...

Oh those cookies look so yummy. Wish there was a virtual cookie jar! Thanks for sharing :)

7:43 PM  
Blogger Leslie said...

i was just telling jamie that i was craving chocolate + peanut butter and then this pops up. grrr.

9:24 PM  
Blogger Monica H said...

Not a fan of PB and chocolate, but I bet, white chocolate or mint chips would be good!

They're pretty too!

9:27 PM  
Blogger Girl Japan said...

I celebrated a million miles away by shopping online-- does that count? lol

You cookies look divine = )

10:40 PM  
Blogger Grace said...

sadly, i had no barbecues to attend, but i'm glad you took advantage of the long weekend! these cookies are great--a bit bass-ackwards, but terrific nonetheless. :)

3:50 AM  
Blogger pigpigscorner said...

THe perfect combo! This recipe is interesting, I've never used yougurt to make cookies before.

5:55 AM  
Blogger ♥Rosie♥ said...

Maria these are just perfect cookies! PB and Choccie my two favourite flavours - mmmmm..

Rosie x

6:14 AM  
Blogger Kristy said...

These are my FAVORITE kind of cookies! I'll have to try your recipe!

7:17 AM  
Blogger Steph said...

I wish I could get my hands on some pb chips!

8:11 PM  
Blogger Clumbsy Cookie said...

I love chocolate chip cookies but chocolate cookies with pb chips are right there on my favourite as well!

12:10 PM  
Blogger Tracey said...

I agree - chocolate and peanut butter in combination can't be beat!

9:18 PM  
Blogger Elyse said...

These cookies seem pretty darn special to me!! They look fabulous. So glad you had an excuse to use some PB, too!! I'm definitely saving this recipe (and I only hope that lots of my friends come to visit, so I, too, have a crowd to bake for).

10:26 AM  
Blogger kat said...

That peanut butter & chocolate would be a favorite with my hubs!

5:38 PM  
Blogger Brian said...

OK these cookies look really good, too. I love peanut butter chips.

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9:27 AM  

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