Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Peanut Butter Recipe

Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Peanut Butter Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Peanut Butter

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these chocolate sugar cookies, made richer with a chocolate dough, then topped off a sweet and salty peanut butter frosting!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 2cupsall-purpose flour
  • ½cupcocoa powder
  • ½tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • ½cuplight brown sugar
  • 9tbspbutter,(1 stick), plus an additional 1 tbsp, softened
  • 2tbspsour cream
  • 1large egg
  • 1large egg yolk
  • ½tbspvanilla extract
  • Chocolate Nonpareils,optional

For Peanut Butter Frosting:

  • ½cupcreamy peanut butter
  • 3tbspbutter,softened
  • ½tspvanilla extract
  • tspsalt
  • cupspowdered sugar
  • 4tbspmilk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, whip together the granulated sugar, brown sugar, butter, and sour cream for about 3 to 4 minutes until light and fluffy. Stir in the egg, egg yolk, and vanilla.

  4. Slowly add in the dry ingredients and mix until incorporated.

  5. Scoop the dough out, 2 tablespoons at a time, and form into balls. Place the balls onto greased cookie sheets and evenly flatten to about ½-inch thick using the hands.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 9 to 10 minutes. Allow to cool completely before frosting.

Peanut Butter Frosting:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, whip together the peanut butter, butter, vanilla, and salt until smooth.

  2. Stir in the powdered sugar and milk, beginning with 3 tablespoons, then add 1 additional tablespoon of milk later, if desired, and blend until smooth and fluffy.

To Assemble:

  1. Frost the chocolate sugar cookies with the peanut butter frosting and top with chocolate Nonpareil sprinkles.

  2. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 191.63kcal
  • Fat: 9.53g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.24g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.21g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.02g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.06g
  • Fiber: 1.21g
  • Sugar: 15.26g
  • Protein: 3.16g
  • Cholesterol: 31.47mg
  • Sodium: 89.43mg
  • Calcium: 23.96mg
  • Potassium: 83.30mg
  • Iron: 0.92mg
  • Vitamin A: 57.51µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.01mg
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