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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Topped with Sea Salt

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Topped with Sea Salt

Amazing.  That is the word I would use to describe these delicious cookies. I found this recipe on The Curvy Carrot and couldn’t wait to try it.  I loved the chewy peanut butter cookies with the dark chocolate chips topped with a sprinkling of sea salt.  The combination of flavors was wonderful together!  My kids thought the salt was pretty tasty and my friends who were also over loved them too.  If you love the salty/sweet combination – these cookies are a must-try!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Topped with Sea Salt

How to Make Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Topped with Sea Salt

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Line a cookie sheet with a silpat mat.

Cream together the butter, sugars, egg, peanut butter, and vanilla with a mixer until light and fluffy.

Combine the flour with the baking soda and baking powder – mix well.  Slowly add the flour mixture to the peanut butter mixture until well combined.  Add the chocolate chips and mix well. Place spoonfuls of the cookie dough onto the baking sheet 2 inches apart.

Place into the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.  Remove from the oven and sprinkle the top Fleur de sel, to taste (Sea salt).  Let cool for a few minutes then move to a wire rack to continue cooling.  Serve with ice-cold milk & enjoy!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Topped with Sea Salt

 

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Topped with Sea Salt

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Topped with Sea Salt

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 - 20 cookies
Author: Pam / For the Love of Cooking

Equipment

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips
  • Fleur de sel to taste (Sea salt)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with a silpat mat.
  • Cream together the butter, peanut butter, sugars, egg, and vanilla with a mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Combine the flour with the baking soda and baking powder - mix well. Slowly add the flour mixture to the peanut butter mixture until well combined. Add the chocolate chips and mix well.
  • Place spoonfuls of the cookie dough onto the baking sheet 2 inches apart. Place into the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle the top Fleur de sel, to taste (Sea salt). Let cool for a few minutes then move to a wire rack to continue cooling. Serve with ice-cold milk & enjoy!
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  1. The first time I was handed a chocolate cookies with sea salt on it, I almost brushed the salt off of it!! LOL I’m SOOOO glad I didn’t.. I would have been missing an entirely new way to enjoy chocolate!

  2. These look and sound yummy! I love peanut butter and chocolate, and I imagine the sea salt really makes the flavors pop!

  3. These sound wonderful! I was already planning to make peanut butter cookies today and I can hardly wait to try them with the salt now. Thanks!!

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  5. Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies sound just wonderful. I’m not sure I could go for the sea salt on top, because I don’t like salt at all. But I’m betting everyone else in the house would love it!

  6. I made these today for a girls’ night I am having. They taste good, but one thing that was strange is that they don’t look like yours. I used a cookie scoop, and they didn’t flatten out much–instead they were puffed up. I had to press them down and they just don’t look as nice as yours. Any idea what went wrong?

    1. Erin,

      I am not sure what happened. I didn’t use a scoop, just spooned some dough on the baking sheet with a regular spoon and I didn’t flatten them down… they just naturally turned out like that. I am sorry yours were more puffy – I am glad they still tasted good.

      Cheers,
      Pam

    2. I just made a batch of these, and I also had the problem of the puffing up with the first batch. I just flattened them with a fork the next time, and they turned out fine!

  7. Literally just pulled a batch out of the oven. I could hardly wait for them to cool…these are delicious. What I love about them is that they are not as strong as the store bought cookies. They have a mild peanut butter taste and I used semi sweet mini chocolate chips (all I had on hand). They turned out great and I will be making them again! Thanks for the great recipe!

  8. I made these tonight. Delicious! Mine also stayed as little puff balls instead of flattening out. I think it was because I rolled the dough into balls instead of just scooping.

  9. Amazing recipe if you are looking for some flavourful chocolate chip cookies, but to be honest I found that they lacked PB taste! I would recommend adding more. Probably wont use this recipe again for PB cookies, but it makes really nice moist cookies and is super easy.

  10. I just made these cookies and they are delicious. I traded 1/3 of the flour for oats and it turned out PERFECT. Thanks!