Jul
11
2011

Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Truffle Swirled Cookies

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Last weekend, I had a big time sweet tooth for some fresh warm chocolate chip cookies.  As I was preparing my cookie dough, I thought….hmmm, I want  to add some peanut butter swirls throughout, then remembered how yummy peanut butter truffles are and there you have my newest cookie obsession :)

Take a peek below and I’ll show you how you can make your very own batch.

So, I started by mixing my peanut butter truffle mix.  Peanut butter mixed with powdered sugar, pressed into the above 8×8 inch baking dish then frozen and placed on a cutting board as pictured above :)

 

Once nice and frozen, slice and cut into chunks as you see here.  They will not be perfect chunks and it surely does not matter.  You can even tear it all apart with your fingers.

 

Prepare your chocolate chip cookie dough first, then sprinkle your peanut butter truffle chunks in and only mix 2 or 3 turns of the mixer.  You want nice peanut butter swirls and chunks throughout :)

 

Here’s your gorgeous cookie dough with those fabulous peanut butter truffle swirls throughout.  Kinda hard to see, but trust me, they are there!

 

Try to keep your fingers out of this…..haha, I failed miserably :)

 

Scoop the dough onto your favorite cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes…depending on how you like your cookies.

Here you have them.  Staring at you, begging to be eaten :)  With some milk of course.  Enjoy!

 

Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Truffle Swirled Cookies

1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter 

1 1/4 cups powdered sugar

2 sticks unsalted butter, softened

3/4 cup granulated sugar

3/4 cup packed light brown sugar

2 large eggs

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 1/2 cups chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

2. Place peanut butter and powdered sugar into a large bowl and mix to combine. I used my hands for a quicker mix. Press into an 8×8 inch baking pan that has been lined with foil, sprayed with cooking spray. Place in freezer for at least 30 minutes.

3. Place butter and sugars into the bowl of a stand or electric mixer, mix to combine. Add eggs and vanilla, mix to combine.

4. Place flour, salt and baking soda into a large bowl, mix to combine. Slowly add to wet ingredients along with chocolate chips, just mixing until combined.

5. Remove peanut butter truffle pan from freezer and cut into cubes. They will not be perfect, I even tore some apart with my hands. Just as long as they are in chunks, you are fine. Once cut up, I put back in freezer for about 10 minutes.

6. Add peanut butter truffle chunks to your cookie dough, mix on low for just a couple turns of the mixer, the idea is you want chunks and swirls throughout the dough so you bite into nice bits of peanut butter truffle :)

7. Scoop dough onto prepared baking sheet about 1 inch apart and bake for 10-13 minutes, until cooked to your preference. Let cool for 10 minutes on baking sheet then transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.

Makes 3-4 dozen cookies

 

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  1. 1
    sibylle says:

    Oh! They look very delicious! I like the photo with the pretty coffee mug!!

  2. 2
    Katrina says:

    These are so tasty looking! Great idea :)

  3. 3

    How could I not love these?

  4. 4

    I can always count on you for a good cookie recipe to kick off the week! Looks great, Jenny.

  5. 5

    Is there anything better than chocolate and peanut butter?! These look sooo good, I can see why you had a hard time not licking the bowl!

  6. 6
  7. 7
    Kathryn says:

    What a great idea! Love the swirls and these must have such a great chewy texture. Perfect!

  8. 8

    You really need to open a specialist cookie store!

  9. 9
  10. 10

    Hey there miss Jenny. Glad to see you back to baking up some amazing treats! These PB swirly cookies look awesome :)

  11. 11
    Deborah says:

    These look amazing!!

  12. 12

    so basically you’ve showed us how to make our own peanut butter chips!!! amazing!

  13. 13

    What a fun idea for a cookie! I haven’t made cookies in so long… it’s time :)

  14. 14
    tracey says:

    how good would these be with chopped up reece’s pb cups?!…or the new mini ones? solid cookie work here. nicely done! :)

  15. 15
    jan says:

    Oh well ….Who needs to diet anyway?!
    Love your recipes. So glad I discovered you on Stumble!

  16. 16
    Fuji Mama says:

    It’s probably a very good thing that I’m so far away from my kitchen right now. These look AMAZING….

  17. 17

    Obviously, there is nothing better than chocolate and pb! Love the truffle variation :) These look wonderful!

  18. 18

    They look so chewy and soft! My kind of cookie. :)

  19. 19

    your cookies are always so inventive and look so amazing! I will be trying these for sure. Anything with peanut butter calls my name.

  20. 20

    Wow…incredible! Chocolate & peanut butter…the two ingredients that I can never live without. These look amazing! :-)

  21. 21
    Erin says:

    Chewy AND contain peanut butter? Say no more.

  22. 22
    Clare says:

    Wow these look amazing! Yep, definitely would not be able to keep my fingers out of that batter!

  23. 23

    Ingenious! Lovely recipe indeed :)

  24. 24

    My kids just love your cookie creations! You are the go to girl for desserts in my house! I love it, keep it up!
    Oh, I made your feta sun dried tomato turkey burger sliders the other day, amazing!

  25. 25

    Jenny you are such a tease…I want to gobble up LOTS of these. Like, NOW :)

    YUM!

  26. 26
    Maria says:

    I can’t wait to make these Jenny! I have been craving cookies and I know these will do the trick!

  27. 27
    Dee says:

    Posting this comment at 1:07 p.m. EST – your comment section is not working to enter for the LG stove give away. Suggestions???? Tx for your help. Ciao, Dee

  28. 28
    Andy says:

    This is stimulating my cookie fantasies! :)

  29. 29
    Tara says:

    I seriously can’t believe i haven’t thought of this! I do this all the time with ice cream (the PB & icing sugar mix and then freezing and cutting). I can’t WAIT to try it! Thank you!!

  30. 30

    Another wonderful cookie recipe! The peanut butter truffle sounds so decadent.

  31. 31
    Tonya says:

    What a way to start my vacation! These look so yummy!

  32. 32

    Yum, especially with the photos. I can’t decide if you broke a cookie in two, or if you took a bite out of two cookies before setting them up :)

  33. 33
    Heather Bell says:

    Wow, all I can say is wow and I will be making these asap!!

  34. 34

    These are so right up my alley! Love your ingenuity… it’s delicious. :)

  35. 35

    You are the genius of the world!

  36. 36
    Tracy says:

    Gorgeous cookies as always!!

  37. 37

    Yay more chocolate and peanut butter! These cookies sound awesome!

  38. 38
    Wanda says:

    mmm good! …the perfect cookie to bake in that nice double oven giveaway! Some one is going to be a very happy winner!!

  39. 39
    Becca says:

    Damn! I wanted to lose weight this summer, and then I found your blog!

  40. 40
    Tina M. says:

    I made these yesterday. They are so nummy. Everyone loved them. Thanks!

  41. 41

    Fantastic! I think these would be a HUGE hit!

  42. 42
    Juliana says:

    I made these today and they are absolutely wonderful! I used a pizza cutter to cut the truffles, and it worked like a charm. Thanks for the wonderful recipe!!

    • 42.1
      Jenny says:

      What a perfect idea to use a pizza cutter! Can’t believe I didn’t think of that at the time, lol! Thanks for sharing and glad you enjoyed the recipe :)

  43. 43
    Belinda says:

    These look really good! As an Aussie, we don’t have ‘sticks’ of butter – how many grams is a stick? Thanks!

  44. 44

    All my favorite cookie flavors in a whole new way…love it!

  45. 45
    Riannon says:

    oh my goodness. just made these, and let me say… they are the best cookies i’ve ever had!! these are to die for and i’ll be making these for my boyfriend and his friends for their hockey tournament next weekend. mine did not come out this flat though, is there any tips for having them come out flatter as compared to i guess puffy?

  46. 46
    Emily says:

    I’ve never used a full tablespoon of vanilla in chocolate chip cookies – does it taste really strong?

    • 46.1
      Emily says:

      I made these and nope, the vanilla wasn’t strong, wow those are good cookies! thanks for the recipe!

  47. 47
    Kim Beaulieu says:

    I am not normally a peanut butter person but wow these look amazing. Thanks for sharing. Bookmarked this one. Kim

  48. 48
    Alaina says:

    Oh my gosh! I made these cookies last night & finally just tried them this morning. WOW! These are the best cookies I have ever made. I LOVE soft cookies, not crunchy at all, and these were perfect! They had the perfect balance of chocolate, peanut butter, and cookie! They were amazing! Great job!! Thank youuu!!

  49. 49
    Katie says:

    I just made these and my family and friends loved them! Even the non-peanut butter lovers were converted. I also made your s’mores stuffed brownies earlier this summer and they were also a huge hit. Thanks for all the delicious recipes! :)

  50. 50
    Nikki says:

    I just made them!!! fantastic and I couldnt stop eating the batter so good!! only problem i had was my pb swirls were too chunky so they are like pb puddles in some spots other wise greatttt!!!!!

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