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Chocolate and peanut butter cookies

Chocolate and peanut butter cookies mix two delicious flavours together. The iconic peanut butter flavour works so well with cookies.
Course Snack
Cuisine American, English, International
Keyword Chocolate and peanut butter cookies, peaunut butter cookies with chocolate, Reese's Pieces cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 120kcal
Author Sisley White

Ingredients

  • 140 g unsalted butter
  • - 60g peanut butter
  • - 300g light brown soft sugar
  • - 2 eggs
  • - a few drops of vanilla extract
  • - 350g plain flour
  • - 50g cocoa powder
  • - 1 teaspoon of bicarb of soda
  • - 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • - pinch of salt
  • - 200g Reese's Pieces (set 50g aside to decorate the dough before it goes in the oven

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 170 degrees / 160 fan /Gas mark 3 and line 3 baking sheets with greaseproof baking parchment.
  • Cream together the butter, peanut butter and sugar.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla extract and mix in.
  • Sieve in the flour, baking powder, cocoa, bicarb and a pinch of salt.
  • Stir in in the flour until you get a thick mix. If is it too dry add a little splash of milk.
  • Add 150g of the Reese's Pieces and mix in until evenly distributed.
  • Take heaped tablespoons of the mix and pop them on the lined baking trays. Make sure they aren't too close together as they will spread.
  • Use up the last Reese's Pieces to add a few to the top of the cookies.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Allow the cookies to cool for a few seconds and enjoy. They taste lovely warm with a cup of tea.