Bake: Chocolate-PB Cookies

picture of chocolate peanut butter cookies on wire rack

The classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter.




Chocolate-PB Cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Yield: 24 cookies

1.5 c flour
0.5 c processed cocoa
0.5 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
4oz dark chocolate
0.5 c butter
1.5 c sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
2 tbsp brewed coffee
1.5 cups peanut butter chips

(1) Preheat oven to 375 degrees
(2) Melt chocolate and 1 tbsp of the butter in a double boiler
picture of chocolate and butter being melted in double boiler

(3) In a separate bowl, beat sugar and remaining butter together
picture of butter and sugar beaten together

(4) Mix in melted chocolate
picture of melted chocolate being mixed in

(5) Beat in egg, vanilla, and coffee
picture of egg, vanilla, and coffee being beaten in


(6) In a separate bowl, mix together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt
picture of dry ingredients mixed together in separate bowl

(7) Slowly mix dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until combined
picture of dry ingredients being mixed into wet ingredients

(8) Fold in peanut butter chips
picture of peanut butter chips being folded in

(9) Roll into 1" balls, place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet, and press down in the center with a fork
picture of dough rolled and placed on parchment paper

(10) Bake for about 10 minutes (it's ok for these cookies to be a bit under-done); cool on a wire rack
picture of cookies after baking


Notes: The coffee helps bring out the flavor of the chocolate.  Feel free to substitute milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate for the dark chocolate.


1 comment:

seacow said...

i recommend http://www.scharffenberger.com/ for chocolate. not sure if it bakes well. just tastes good!

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