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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

Soft, chewy, ULTRA PEANUT BUTTERY chocolate chip cookies… these babies are easy to make and impossible to resist!

Girls Night Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

This is the perfect cookie recipe for your next girls night.

You need just a few pantry staple ingredients, and the cookies can be made in under 10 minutes from start to finish, including the baking time!

Not just for girls’ night – the recipe is also great for virtual potlucks, bake sales, lunchboxes, zoom happy hours with friends, or any time you’re craving quick and delicious chocolate chip cookies.

Also Try This Chickpea Cookie Dough Dip

Vegan Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

Girls night might look a little different these days.

But now more than ever, it’s important to keep up with friends, whether that means virtual happy hours, picnics outdoors where everyone brings their own blanket, or hanging out with roommates or siblings.

And if you live alone? Sometimes girls night can simply mean Netflix binges in comfy pajamas and slipper socks, while eating cookies and drinking wine.

I’ve been having a lot of those lately… and I am not complaining about it!

(Cookies and wine > cookies and milk)

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Chocolate Covered Katie Peanut Butter Cookies

It looks like I’m serving the cookies at a party.

But it’s 2020, so we know they’re really all for me 😉

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

If you’re home with kids, this can also be a fun and kid-friendly weekday baking project.

The cookies are easy to prepare, and children can help with the measuring and mixing of ingredients.

Plus, since there’s no egg in the recipe, it’s safer for kids (um, or adults) to eat the raw cookie dough, which everyone knows is the best part of making cookies in the first place!

The chocolate chip peanut butter cookies can either be baked or no-bake: The pictures in this post are of the baked cookies, but recently I’ve been doing the no-bake version because it is way too hot to even think about turning on an oven.

Leftover chocolate chips? Make Sweet Potato Brownies

(Above, watch the video of making the cookies)

Girls Night Vegan Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies
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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

These ultra peanut buttery chocolate chip cookies are soft, chewy, and super easy to make.
4.6/5 (5)
Total Time 7 minutes
Yield 8 – 12 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter, or allergy-friendly sub
  • 3 tbsp milk of choice
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup quick oats (for low carb, try these Keto Cookies)
  • 1/4 cup sugar, unrefined if desired
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 – 5 tbsp chocolate chips

Instructions

  • You can do a baked or no-bake version of the recipe – If baking, preheat oven to 350 F. Gently heat the peanut butter if it’s not already easily stir-able. Combine all ingredients. Form cookie balls and place on a baking tray. Press down to whatever thickness you want, as they don't spread on their own. Either refrigerate until firm or bake 7 minutes, then let cool completely before handling, which allows the cookies to firm up.  
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Notes

The recipe was adapted from the popular Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies.
 

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Published on August 2, 2020

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  1. Nikki says

    A perfect chocolate chop cookie will always be my favourite dessert. Will bookmark these for the weekend 🙂
    Nikki

    • CCK Media Team says

      We haven’t tried, and they might be crumbly. If you want to make quick oats though, you can quickly process regular oats in a food processor for a few seconds 🙂

  2. Kathryn says

    I made them with rolled oats, but left them unbaked. Super yummy! I did have to add a couple extra tablespoons of oats to make up for the “floury-ness” of quick oats.

  3. Kathryn says

    This may be some of the best cookie dough I’ve ever had.

    Oh, we’re not supposed to eat it with a spoon? Oops.
    I just had a baby- I’m doing whatever I want 😋

    Seriously, it is fantastic!

  4. Kristi says

    Another Katie winner! I just made these for my son who loves peanut butter (and for me because well I love chocolate). He just graduated from college and is home until he finds where to start his career. I am taking the time to spoil him just a bit. These did the trick! Thanks!!! …and if anyone is wondering they are good raw too because I never let a beater go int the dishwasher with batter on them and can vouch for the unbaked version as well. 😉

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