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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies recipe













Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber


1 cup chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
1 ¼ cups brown sugar
firmly packed
¾ cup peanut butter
½ cup vegetable shortening
3 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 large eggs
1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
¾ teaspoon baking soda
¾ teaspoon salt
½ cup peanuts, unsalted
coarsely chopped, optional


Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃) (190C).

Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies.

Place chocolate chips in a heavy resealable plastic bag or microwave-safe bowl.

Microwave on 100% (HIGH) power for 30 seconds.

Knead or stir and repeat, if necessary, until completely smooth.

Combine brown sugar, peanut butter, shortening, milk and vanilla in a large bowl.

Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.

Add melted chocolate.

Beat just until blended.

Add egg. Beat just until blended.

Combine flour, baking soda and salt.

Add to creamed mixture at low speed.

Mix just until blended.

Stir in chopped peanuts.

Wrap dough in plastic wrap.

Refrigerate 3 to 4 hours or overnight.

Keep refrigerated until ready to use.

Shape dough into 2-inch (5 cm) balls.

Place 5 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

Flatten into 3-inch (7 cm) patties.

Mark cookies in cross-hatch pattern with tines of fork.

Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375℉ (190℃) (190C) for 8 to 10 minutes, or until set and just beginning to brown. Do not overbake.

Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet.

Remove cookies to foil to cool completely.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 14g (0.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 51246% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 788mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4g 18%
Sugars g
Protein 39g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 20%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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