Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies
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Serves: approximately 5 dozen cookies
 
Ingredients
CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CHIP COOKIES
  • 1 c (2 sticks) butter, room temperature
  • ¾ c sugar
  • ¾ c brown sugar
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp instant coffee
  • 1¾ c flour
  • ½ c cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1- 10oz bag peanut butter chips (I used Reese's)
  • 1 c chopped peanuts (optional)
Instructions
CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CHIP COOKIES
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment cream the butter and sugars together.
  3. Add the egg, vanilla, and instant coffee and continue beating on speed until light and fluffy, scraping down the bowl as needed.
  4. Sift the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt together. With the mixer on low speed add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture in 3 additions. Mix until well combined scraping down the bowl as needed.
  5. Mix the peanut butter chips and chopped peanuts into the batter by hand using a wooden spoon.
  6. Using a small cookie scoop, drop rounded balls of dough onto an ungreased (or parchment lined) cookie sheet.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven for 8 - 10 minutes.
  8. Allow cookies to cool on the pan for about a minute then move to a cooling rack to finish cooling.
  9. Store cookies in an airtight container or Ziploc bag.
Recipe by The Red Eye Baker at http://www.theredeyebaker.com/2017/08/chocolate-peanut-butter-chip-cookies/