Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Peanut Butter Choc-Chunk Cookies










How to win friends and influence cookie monsters.



Peanut Butter Choc-Chunk Cookies
slightly adapted from Bill Granger's Every Day
Makes 18

150g light brown sugar
30g unsalted butter
60g crunchy peanut butter
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
150g plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
100g dark chocolate, roughly chopped

Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C and line 2 baking sheets with baking paper.

In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the butter, peanut butter and sugar. Add the egg and vanilla and beat until pale and creamy. Sift the flour and baking powder together and fold them into the butter mixture. Stir in the chocolate. It will come together as a soft dough.

Take heaped tablespoons of dough and roll into balls. Put them on the baking trays and flatten them slightly. Leave enough room between the cookies for them to spread. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes, until golden brown at the edges. Leave to cool on the trays for 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.


18 comments:

  1. Awww hahaha I love the ''taste of America'' on the peanut butter! With Callebault in your cookies, you can go wrong with that, I'm telling you :)

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  2. Those would definitely win me over. Along with that shake at the end! Gorgeous.

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    1. Thanks Maria. Cookies and a shake, life is good.

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  3. Peanut butter and chocolate in cookie form - can you ever be wrong? These look delicious, in fact, I made a gluten free version on my blog a couple of months ago :) After seeing your delicious pictures I know what I'll be making this weekend!

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    1. Thanks. Peanut butter and chocolate are a marriage made in heaven.

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  4. There are indeed chocolate chunks in this cookie. Whenever I buy a chocolate chunk cookie, there is like no chocolate in it. I am craving these so much right now!!

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    1. Thanks Cathleen. I know exactly what you mean about the chunks. When I say chunks, I mean chunks, not some teeny splinters that got swept off the counter.

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  5. i love pb and chocolate. yum!

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  6. Cookies are a big hit at my house. Will have to make these soon.

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    1. Thanks Faye. Cookies don't last long in my house either.

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  7. These cookies look amazing! Adore the huge chunks of chocolate in these cookies...and chunky PB is definitely the way to go! Love how bright and vibrant your blog is. : )

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    1. Thanks Monica. Big chocolate chunks are the only way to go.

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  8. YUM - I love the peanut butter/choco combo anyday of the week! Thanks for sharing! Yay for the big 'ol chunks!

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    1. Oh yeah, peanut butter and chocolate are a winning combo.

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