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Peanut Butter-and-Chocolate Cookies

Prep time 20 mins
Bake time 15 mins
Yield Makes about 30 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 semisweet chocolate baking squares

How to Make It

  1. Stir together 1 cup peanut butter, 1 cup sugar, 1 large egg, and 1 tsp. vanilla extract in a large bowl until combined. Divide dough in half. Stir 2 melted semisweet chocolate baking squares into half of dough. Shape doughs into 30 (1-inch) half peanut butter, half chocolate-peanut butter balls. Place balls 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten gently with a spoon. Bake at 325° for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.

  2. Variations: Evenly press 1 cup of your desired addition, such as chocolate morsels, chocolate-coated toffee bits, or chopped peanuts, onto the top of prepared cookie dough on baking sheets; bake as directed.

Cook's Notes

Bake time is per batch.