Tired of feeling guilty every time you indulge in a cookie craving? Are you following intermittent fasting or other diet plan but still want a healthy treat for cheat day? Our healthy peanut butter cookies recipe is just the answer! Peanut butter provides a protein boost, along with essential nutrients and antioxidants from dark chocolate chips that pack a powerful punch that contributes to feelings of satiety, support heart health, enhance mood, and provide moments of blissful pleasure. Whether you enjoy them as a snack or share them with others, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are a treat that brings joy and nourishment in every bite.
They say you can’t buy happiness, but you can make peanut butter chocolate chip cookies and come pretty close! Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are a classic. Their warm, moist chewiness is so good, and with this recipe, can be made in a way that is good for you too. Let’s get to baking the most delicious Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies!
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 1/2 cup natural creamy organic peanut butter
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup dark chocolate chips
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a large mixing bowl, beat the peanut butter, butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla extract together until creamy.
- In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
- Slowly mix in the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until no traces of flour remain.
- Stir in the chocolate chips.
- Scoop the cookie dough onto a baking sheet, leaving at least 2 Inches (5cm) between each cookie.
- Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 12-14 minutes, or until the edges have browned and the centre is set.
- Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack.