"Happy Accident" Cookies

Bobbie Thompson


I wanted to make some cookies for my husband. I started out making peanut butter cookies using the recipe from the Reese's peanut butter chips package. But as I gathered all my ingredients, I found I was short a few things... not enough butter, no cocoa powder, and I grabbed maple extract instead of the vanilla. So I threw what I had together... and after tasting them figured I should come up with a name. "Happy Accident!" Enjoy!

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I think Bobbie needs to have more baking accidents because these cookies are delicious. They're soft and chewy with a hint of peanut butter. They have that yummy sweet and salty flavor combination that I adore. So good! The Test Kitchen

★★★★★ 2 votes
4 -5 dozen
15 Min
10 Min


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2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
Ovaline, chocolate malt
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
2 1/4 stick
butter, softened
1/4 c
crunchy peanut butter
2 c
1 tsp
maple extract
5 oz
1/2 package, Reese's peanut butter chips
5 oz
1/2 package, Nestle Toll House white chocolate chips

How to Make "Happy Accident" Cookies


  • 1Sift together flour, Ovaltine, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • 2Beat together until fluffy softened butter, peanut butter, and sugar.
  • 3Add eggs and maple extract to butter mixture.
  • 4Sift dry mixture into wet. Making sure all is mixed completely.
  • 5Pour half bags of Reese's peanut butter chips and Nestle Toll House white chocolate chips into mixture.
  • 6Spoon onto cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
  • 7Makes about 4 1/2 dozen.

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About "Happy Accident" Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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