Peanut Butter Peanut Butter Chip Cookies


This recipe came about as an accident as after making the Peanut Butter Brown Butter Cookies, I felt as though I didn’t have enough to take to work. I needed to make more. However,  I didn’t have enough processed peanut butter in the house. Instead I substituted organic natural peanut butter and unintentionally omitted the powdered sugar listed below. (I tend to have a problem with unintentionally omitting an ingredient whenever I double the recipe. Whoops!)


  • 4 sticks butter
  • 2 c. natural peanut butter
  • 2/3 c. powdered sugar
  • 2 c. light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 T. vanilla
  • 4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. peanut butter chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease two baking sheets and set aside.
  2. In a medium-size pan, heat butter over medium-low heat, swirling the butter in the pan over the heat.
  3. Cook the butter continuing to swirl the butter around in the pan. The butter will foam and then slowly settle. The butter should be turning a golden color and you’ll see specks of brown forming. Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.
  4. Stir in the brown sugar, peanut butter and vanilla. Allow liquids to cool to room temperature then add the eggs, whisking to combine.
  5. In a large bowl mix together the flour, powdered sugar, baking powder and baking soda. Add liquids to the flour and mix well. Add peanut butter chips and stir until well combined.
  6. Using a small spoon or scooper, scoop out the dough and place cookies about one inch apart on the greased baking sheets. Bake for 8 minutes or until the cookies are light brown. Set on wire racks to cool.

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