Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies Recipe

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Chocolate peanut butter chip cookies

Courtney McDonald Acosta


My daughter's favorite cookie that from scratch took too long to make. I made a knock off version of the original that is passable and uses cake mix!! Enjoy.

pinch tips: How to Melt and Soften Butter


around 18-20


45 Min


15 Min


1 box
devil's food cake mix--i use duncan hines.
1 stick
unsalted butter at room temperature
large egg at room temperature
1/4 c
peanut butter ( creamy works best)
1 pinch
1-2 Tbsp
1 pkg
peanut butter chips
1/4 c
sugar ( for decorating... i use colored sugar for holidays)
tablespoon ( for scooping out cookie dough)

Directions Step-By-Step

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and peanut butter. Add cake mix, eggs, and salt. Add milk one tbsp at a time. Fold in peanut butter chips. Mix will be fudge-like. Use tablespoon to spoon out dough. Use hands to roll into a ball.Roll balls in sugar. Place onto un-greased cookies sheet. Use glass to press down balls into flatter shapes. Bake for 11-14 minutes until cookies start to crack. Remove from oven and allow to cool on the cookie sheet for 10 minutes. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy