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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

My soft and chewy chocolate peanut butter cookies add a delicious twist to the classic peanut butter cookie.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate peanut butter cookies
Servings: 16 cookies
Author: Amanda Cooks & Styles


  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • extra white sugar for dusting


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a bowl, mix together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of your stand mixer, cream together sugar, butter and peanut butter. Mix over medium speed until smooth. Beat in egg.
  • Add flour mixture to the wet ingredients and beat until smooth.
  • Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Gently press dough down with a fork. Sprinkle top with sugar.
  • Bake for 10 -11 minutes.
  • Transfer cookies to a cooling rack to let cool.