Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Cookies Recipe

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These Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Cookies are the best of both chocolate and peanut butter.  


– 2 cups (240g) all-purpose flour – 1 teaspoon baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon baking soda – 1/4 teaspoon salt – 1 cup (226g) unsalted butter, softened – 3/4 cup (191g) creamy peanut butter – 3/4 cup (150g) firmly packed light brown sugar – 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar – 2 large egg – 1 & 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract – 1 cup (170g) semisweet chocolate chip – 1/2 cup (42g) unsweetened cocoa powder

Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

Step 1 


Beat butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, and sugar until frothy using a medium-speed electric mixer. After adding each egg, stir well. Mix in vanilla.  

Step 2

Lower mixer speed. Add flour mixture slowly, mixing just until incorporated. Mix in chocolate chips.  

Step 3

Divide the dough in half and mix one half in another basin. Mix cocoa powder into half the dough until mixed. Chill both doughs for an hour.  

Step 4

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cover baking sheets with parchment or silicone. Form a tablespoon of each dough into a ball* and place on prepared pans.  

Step 5

The cookies should be golden brown after 12-15 minutes on each pan. Cool cookies on pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove the cookies from the pan to cool on a wire rack.  

Step 6

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