Chocolate peanut butter cookies (no chill, no roll dough)

25 Sep

Chocolate peanut butter cookies

I am the whitest girl you will ever meet but I feel that the addition of the brackets to this blog post sound like something Snoop Dog would rap. Or not – see previous comments RE white girl.

The reason I added these key words is when I’m on a mission to find a new baking recipe I am often hobbled by the little words that are usually hidden two-thirds of the way through the recipe ‘allow dough to chill in fridge for 2 hours.’ Ain’t no-one got time for that when school pick-up is looming.

Or the dreaded words – roll dough out until 2cm thick, cut out shapes, place in fridge for another half hour…

No! I want to throw some ingredients together, whack them in the oven and have something to give Misses 7 and 9 for afternoon tea.

Chocolate peanut butter cookies. The Hungry Mum

When I found this recipe online (I think at taste.com.au) I was smitten. It had the flavours everyone loves, it was quick, and it produces a chunky, delicious cookie that had everyone in raptures. Winner!

I tweaked this a bit.

GATHER:

100g unsalted butter, chopped

200g dark chocolate, chopped

1/3 cup crunchy peanut butter

1/3 caster sugar

1 egg, lightly beaten

1 1/4 cups plain flour

1 tablespoon cocoa powder

Chunky chocolate peanut butter cookies

LET’S GET TO IT:

Preheat oven to 180°C and line two baking trays with non-stick baking paper.

In a glass or ceramic bowl place the butter and half the chocolate. Place over a small saucepan of barely simmering water but don’t let bowl touch water. Stir until smooth and melted; remove from heat.

Stir in peanut butter, sugar and egg.

Fold in flour and cocoa, and stir. Using a silver spoon stir in the remaining chocolate.

Roll dough into a ball the size of a large walnut and flatten slightly.

Bake for 12 minutes until cooked but still soft in the centre. Cool on trays for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

The Hungry Mum. Chocolate peanut butter cookies

 

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19 Responses to “Chocolate peanut butter cookies (no chill, no roll dough)”

  1. Lynz Real Cooking September 25, 2015 at 4:06 am #

    Wow chocolate and peanut butter! lovely!

  2. Tandy | Lavender and Lime September 25, 2015 at 7:13 am #

    peanut butter + chocolate + no chilling time = perfection in my mind 🙂

    • The Hungry Mum September 25, 2015 at 10:36 pm #

      Mine too!I’m too impatient to chill and roll dough!

  3. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella September 25, 2015 at 11:33 am #

    LOL at the whitest girl. White girls rap too!

  4. cheergerm September 25, 2015 at 12:18 pm #

    Ain’t nobody got time for that..ha, let’s start a rap duo. No? Bikkies look the biz. Totes.

  5. Rhonda Sittig September 25, 2015 at 1:01 pm #

    These look so tender– and who doesn’t love chocolate with peanut butter??! thanks!

    • The Hungry Mum September 25, 2015 at 10:03 pm #

      Cheers Rhonda – this is such a yummy and easy recipe.

  6. peakperspective September 27, 2015 at 4:04 pm #

    This is like total pig heaven to me. I could lick the screen clean it makes me so hungry.

    • The Hungry Mum October 3, 2015 at 5:30 am #

      oink oink! Bake them and eat the lot – I promise not to judge x

  7. quilt32 September 27, 2015 at 8:45 pm #

    I’m pinning this recipe so I don’t lose it because I agree that I don’t like recipes where dough has to be chilled for a period of time. These sound great.

    • The Hungry Mum October 3, 2015 at 5:31 am #

      I hope you do make it – it is super quick and they taste amazing.

  8. Chitra Jagadish September 27, 2015 at 9:44 pm #

    Wow chocolate -peanut butter what a lovely teaming…. yummm

  9. My Kitchen Stories September 29, 2015 at 12:54 pm #

    I am with you on the waiting factor. I am so bad at waiting I freeze everything for 10 minutes figuring it cuts the waiting time in half. Well now we dont have to wait at all white girl!

    • The Hungry Mum September 29, 2015 at 9:38 pm #

      what a great idea! I am so stealing that 😉

  10. hijackedbytwins October 2, 2015 at 3:06 pm #

    Oooh these look and sound so good! I love peanut butter x #CookBlogShare

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