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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

Sharing one of my favorite chocolate cookies today!  These Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies are packed full of the best combination there is. Prepare your tastebuds for a treat!

Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate Cookies

Baking cookies is one of my favorite hobbies, I could create new varieties everyday!  These chocolate cookies with peanut butter and chocolate chunks are irresistible.

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Thrilled to partner with Karo® Corn Syrup to bring you these decadent cookies perfect for surprising your loved ones for Valentine’s Day. Seriously a chocolate lover’s dream. With just a hint of peanut butter and chocolate chunks throughout, these are going to become a new favorite in your home!

Chocolate Cookies

You’ll start by creaming your butter, brown sugar and Karo® Dark Corn Syrup.

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Add your creamy peanut butter.  Mix until well combined then add eggs.


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Add your dry ingredients next.

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Add in your cocoa powder.

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How amazing does this look?

Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Cookies

After the cookies have baked and cooled, drizzle with white chocolate melts. Hope you enjoy!


Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best cookie recipes, chocolate cookie recipe, chocolate cookies, chocolate peanut butter, easy peanut butter cookie recipe, easy peanut butter cookies, how to make peanut butter cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 283 kcal
Author: Jenny
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cups light brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup Karo® Dark Corn Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 1/2 cups chocolate chunks
  • 1 cup melted white chocolate melts
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat butter, brown sugar, peanut butter, eggs, corn syrup and vanilla in large mixer bowl until well blended. Gradually beat in flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder. Stir in chocolates.
  3. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Lightly press down with the heel of your hand. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes until cookies are set but still soft. Cool on pans for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove to rack to cool completely. Drizzle white chocolate candy melts over tops of cookies.
Recipe Notes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 283 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 26mg9%
Sodium 108mg5%
Potassium 218mg6%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: This post is in partnership with Karo® Corn Syrup. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Picky Palate possible.

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  1. 1

    Like everyone else on this world, I LOVE me anything that has chocolate and peanut butter! I obvs love cookies too, so these are WINNING! Pinned!

  2. 2

    Jenny, these looks fantastic! Love your green mixer, too! Happy February, friend!

  3. 3
    Naomi says:

    Look at those cookies! Such a fun and tasty cookie.

  4. 4

    This is how you win on a Monday! So making these cookies!

  5. 5
    Karly says:

    Oh, I love that you used corn syrup in these! I bet it makes them extra chewy!

  6. 6

    Love the flavors of these! PB & chocolate is a classic combo!

  7. 7
    Maria says:

    You can’t go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate!

  8. 8

    Love this flavor combo! I need to whip these up for packing into lunches this week 🙂

  9. 9
  10. 10

    I always love peanut butter and chocolate together! These look delicious!

  11. 11
    Rachel says:

    These look incredible and I bet they taste even better!

    Simply Rachel Nicole

  12. 12

    Peanut butter and chocolate are good all year long!! I have some baking to do!

  13. 13
    Gaby Dalkin says:

    These look amazing!!

  14. 14

    These cookies look fabulous!!! love the drizzle with white chocolate melts! And just wanted to say it was great getting to know you and Shawn a little better on the General Mills trip. . you are such a warm and sweet person!

  15. 15

    Love me some Karo Sryup. These cookies look great. Then again chocolate and peanut butter are the best.

  16. 16

    These cookies look like such a decadent treat! I love Karo syrup but had never thought of using it in cookies. Great idea!

  17. 17

    These are the pretties cookies, Jenny, and I am always a sucker for anything that involves pb and chocolate!

  18. 18

    How can you ever go wrong with chocolate, peanut butter and a yummy drizzle? Love these!

Jenny Flake

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