Monday, September 3, 2012

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

I first made a peanut butter chocolate chip cookie about a year ago, on a whim. I shared them with a friend and her family and I never stopped hearing about how delicious they were. Honestly, though, I didn't think they were that great. But TWICE (yes two times!) in the last week, I have made this recipe and man o man they are DELICIOUS. Chewy, moist, peanut buttery, chocolately. I can't. stop. eating. them. 

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Makes 3-1/2 dozen cookies

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
1-1/2 Tbsp vanilla
2 eggs
2-1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
3/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
(OR 1-1/2 cups chocolate chips)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

In a large bowl, cream together butter, shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar and sugar until smooth. Beat in vanilla and eggs, one at a time. 

Stir in flour, baking soda and salt until just combined and then stir into chocolate chips. 

Scoop by the tablespoonful onto a cookie sheet, separating 2 inches on each side. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until browned on the edges. Let set on the baking sheet for 2 or 3 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely. 

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