Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Soft & Chewy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies. These cookies are super thick, melt in your mouth and can be made in 30 minutes or less!
- ½ cup butter 1 stick, softened
- ½ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup sugar
- ½ cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 whole egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1⅓ cups all purpose flour
- pinch of salt
- ¾ teaspoon baking soda
- 3/4 cup chocolate chunks
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment cream butter and both sugars until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
Add in peanut butter and mix for 1-2 minutes.
Add in egg and vanilla. Mix until combined and clump free.
Combine flour, salt and baking soda in a small bowl.
Add the dry ingredients to the batter in two parts with the stand mixer on the lowest speed. Mix for a little less than a minute. Do not over mix.
Fold in chocolate chunks.
Portion dough into 12-16 cookies depending on how big you want them.
Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes until lightly golden brown and firm on the edges.
Remove from the oven and let set for 3-4 minutes.
Transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.