Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies Recipe

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June Long Modified: March 21, 2022
Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies Recipe

How To Make Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies

These chocolate swirl cookies are a good mix of peanut butter and chocolate goodness in one flavorful cookie that is chewy and soft inside.

Preparation: 3 hours 30 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 3 hours 42 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For the Chocolate Cookie Dough:

  • ½cupunsalted butter,(1 stick; 115 grams) softened to room temperature
  • ½cupgranulated sugar,(100 grams)
  • ½cuppacked light sugar,(100 grams) or dark brown
  • 1large egg,at room temperature
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • 1cupall-purpose flour,(125 grams) spoon & leveled
  • ½cupunsweetened natural cocoa powder,(53 grams) + 2 tablespoons
  • 1tspBaking Soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • 2tbspmilk,(30 milliliter)
  • 1cupdark chocolate chips,(180 grams)

For the Peanut Butter Cookie Dough:

  • ½cupunsalted butter,(1 stick; 115 grams) softened to room temperature
  • ½cuppacked light sugar,(100 grams) or dark brown
  • ¼cupgranulated sugar,(50 grams)
  • 1large egg,at room temperature
  • ¾cupcreamy peanut butter,(188 grams)
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • ½tspBaking Soda
  • cupsall-purpose flour,(156 grams) spoon & leveled
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 1cupdark chocolate chips,(180 grams)

Instructions

Chocolate Cookie Dough:

  1. Cream the butter and sugars together with a hand or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment on medium speed until light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides and bottom as needed.

  2. Beat in the egg and vanilla until combined, scraping down the sides as needed. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Slowly mix it into the wet ingredients.

  3. The dough will be very thick. With a spoon or rubber spatula, mix in the milk and then fold in the chocolate chips.

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough:

  1. Cream the butter and sugars together with a hand or stand mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides and bottom as needed.

  2. Mix in the peanut butter, egg, and vanilla. Scrape down the sides as needed. Slowly mix in the baking soda, flour, and salt. Do not overmix. Fold in the chocolate chips.

  3. Chill both doughs for at least 2 to 3 hours.

  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C). Line cookie sheet with silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Measure 2 Tablespoons of peanut butter cookie dough.

  5. Roll into a ball. Take 2 Tablespoons of chocolate cookie dough. Roll into a ball. Smoosh the two balls together and roll them into 1 large ball. Repeat for each cookie.

  6. Bake the cookies for 11 to 12 minutes, not exceeding 13 minutes.

  7. Allow the cookies to cool on the cookie sheet and they will continue to bake and set up.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 317.63kcal
  • Fat: 19.08g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.72g
  • Trans Fat: 0.32g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.46g
  • Fiber: 3.04g
  • Sugar: 19.23g
  • Protein: 5.18g
  • Cholesterol: 36.42mg
  • Sodium: 155.42mg
  • Calcium: 25.31mg
  • Potassium: 203.77mg
  • Iron: 2.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 72.24µg
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