Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

It was our wedding anniversary yesterday and my husband and I had a date. Our wonderful friends offered to babysit the kids so we could do something special to celebrate. The plan was to go out to one of our favorite restaurants and have a lovely meal and a couple of cocktails. I started thinking, although it’s my ideal date, it’s not my husband’s. He would much rather stay at home, eat take out, have a fancy beer and watch a movie that he can listen to as loud as he wants on his surround sound and not be interrupted. I decided my gift to my husband would be just that. We had Thai take out (a couple of these tasty cookies for dessert), cuddled up on the couch and watched a movie. What a great way to celebrate 7 years of marriage.

Anyway, I always try to bake a treat for our friends, as a thank you for babysitting our little ones. My kids wanted to make chocolate chip cookies but decided to add the peanut butter chips too, because they know our friend Currié loves chocolate and peanut butter. We used my base recipe for chocolate chip cookies and added peanut butter chips as well. They were incredibly moist, chewy, rich and delicious. Try it with ice cold milk – they are outstanding!

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups of semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup of peanut butter chips

Preheat oven to 375° F. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl and mix thoroughly. Beat butter, white sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually stir in the flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and peanut butter chips. Drop small spoonfuls onto an un-greased baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.

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33 Responses to “Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Chip Cookies”

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    Nate-n-Annie — September 10, 2008 @ 5:43 am

    Happy Anniversary!

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    Paula — September 10, 2008 @ 5:53 am

    Happy Anniversary! Ohhhh, what a great photo of you and your guy! Your stay at home date-iversary style celebration sounds lovely, and Thai take-out is one of our favorites as well. The cookies look great … all of your stuff looks great. I particularly like how you added the peanutbutter chips and no nuts. These look like they have the perfect texture that I enjoy. Again, Happy Anniversary and

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    Katherine Aucoin — September 10, 2008 @ 12:11 pm

    Happy Anniversary!!! What a wonderful gift you gave your husband. Sometimes staying home, eating take out and watching a movie is much more romantic than going out to a fancy restaurant. Best wishes for many more years of celebrating your marriage.

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    Jessie — September 10, 2008 @ 12:40 pm

    Pam, these cookies are fantastic! Chocolate and Peanut Butter make such a great combination! I would love to make these someday (right now my stove is broken :( )

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    hot garlic — September 10, 2008 @ 12:55 pm

    Happy Anniversary! How nice of you to go with with your hubby would have wanted. I couldn’t refuse Thai take-out either!

    I should not be browsing blogs so late at night, it is 6 minutes to 11 and it is taking every ounce of willpower to not go whip us a batch of these chewy, delicious looking cookies!

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    ~Priscilla~ — September 10, 2008 @ 1:18 pm

    wow, these look delicious! i am trying these today! happy anniversary to you!

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    chirky — September 10, 2008 @ 2:40 pm

    Happy Anniversary. These cookies look soooooo yummy! I’m checking my pantry right now for all the ingredients!

    Could you email me? I would love to ask you a question and couldn’t find your contact info on this site.

    Thanks!
    jes (at) chirky.com

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    Maria — September 10, 2008 @ 2:53 pm

    Happy Anniversary to you! I am always in the mood for cookies. I love the chocolate and PB combo!

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    Cheryl — September 10, 2008 @ 3:10 pm

    Sounds like you two had fun! the cookies loook yummy!

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    recipes2share — September 10, 2008 @ 4:38 pm

    Happy Anniversary & well done you! I loove eating out, but sometimes a stay at home can be so fun, relaxing & really 'hit the spot'! – great to see a face on photograph too!

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    Usha — September 10, 2008 @ 4:52 pm

    Happy Anniversary. Sometimes staying at home is just as much fun as a fancy restaurant.The cookies look awesome :)

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    mikky — September 10, 2008 @ 4:54 pm

    awww… how sweet!!! your hubby’s so lucky to have you… happy anniversary… may you guys have lots more of great years to come… great cookies, btw… Cheers to you both!!! :)

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    nicole — September 10, 2008 @ 6:08 pm

    Happy Anniversary! I’m glad you guys were able to sit back and relax. The cookies sound great.

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    Grace — September 10, 2008 @ 6:36 pm

    happy anniversary! that’s my celebration of choice as well. :)
    meanwhile, your cookies look absolutely perfect. :)

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    HDMac — September 10, 2008 @ 7:10 pm

    Happy Anniversary!

    Those cookies look so nummy! And I do believe that I have both Choc and Peanut butter chips in my pantry! I think I am going to go home after work and make these up! Thanks for planting the idea and for the recipe! :)

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    Adam — September 10, 2008 @ 7:25 pm

    Congrats on your anniversary! I’m very happy for both of you.

    I was reading your post and laughing because I would probably prefer the stay in thing too. Very sweet of you to do that for him :)

    Oh, and before I forget, the cookies look delicious. Save some for the kids… or not :)

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    Marjie — September 10, 2008 @ 7:51 pm

    Happy anniversary! 7 years and 2 kids is no easy feat! How nice of your friends to give you the night off, and how nice of you and the kids to feed them well!

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    Natasha — September 10, 2008 @ 8:39 pm

    Happy anniversary!

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    Holler — September 10, 2008 @ 8:54 pm

    These cookies sound and look great! I don’t think we have peanut butter chips here in the uk, but they sound like a great idea.

    Happy Anniversary :)

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    Meg — September 10, 2008 @ 9:34 pm

    An all time favorite! They look delicious! I wish I had some warm ones with milk right now.

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    Pam — September 10, 2008 @ 11:55 pm

    Happy Anniversary! I’m a big stay-at-home fan too.

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    Manggy — September 11, 2008 @ 1:49 am

    Happy anniversary! You guys are off the charts in gorgeousness. :) I like both staying at home (because I love the comfort) and going out to eat (because I love food).
    The peanut butter chips (though I never see them in this country) are great– they add that saltiness that keeps you coming back for more! Yum!

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    Katie — September 11, 2008 @ 2:21 am

    Happy Anniversary!

    Your friends are lucky to get those tasty cookies…yum!

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    The Blonde Duck — September 11, 2008 @ 2:34 am

    What a wonderful way to celebrate! Those look like great cookies.

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    MaryBeth — September 11, 2008 @ 2:54 am

    I’ll have 2 bakers dozen of course of those WONDERFUL cookies !!! Looks Great…Chocolate and Peanut Butter what could be any better.

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    Jan — September 11, 2008 @ 10:55 pm

    A belated Happy Anniversary to you both, it sounds like you had a perfect evening.

    Lovely looking cookies too, I bet you never have trouble getting a baby sitter. :-)

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    Jenny — September 12, 2008 @ 3:58 am

    Cute! Happy Anniversary to you and your hubby! Your cookies look just perfect!

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    Chiemi — September 12, 2008 @ 4:38 am

    Happy Anniversary! Tell Chad I said hi!

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    Hillary — September 12, 2008 @ 5:51 pm

    Damn, your cookies actually look a lot better than mine! :)

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    janelle — July 1, 2012 @ 5:16 pm

    Hello, made your recipe today and they are soooo good! thanks for sharing….

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    Sierra — July 15, 2012 @ 9:06 am

    These dang cookies are making me starve to death…yummy!!

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    Kristie — September 11, 2012 @ 10:51 am

    I just made these and they are SO FRIKKEN GOOD! Thanks for the delish recipe!

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    Veronica — October 31, 2012 @ 9:04 am

    I just made these cookies and they are so yummy!! Thank You

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