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Chocolate Covered Peanut Chunk Cookies

These Chocolate Covered Peanut Chuck Cookies are my family's favorite cookie nowadays. You can't beat the chewy cookie with lots of chunky peanuty goodness. Bake some and enjoy!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate covered peanuts, cookies, peanuts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
chilling 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 18 2 cookies per serving
Calories 128 kcal
Author Pam Beth

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour, or use just all purpose
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup smooth or chunky peanut butter, I used natural without any added sugar
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 large or extra large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup chocolate covered peanuts, chopped, I used Goobers
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips or chopped dark chocolate

Instructions

  1. 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Remember, we only bake one cookie sheet at a time for even baking.

    2.Combine the flours, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl and set aside.

    3.In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat the sugar, melted butter and peanut butter until creamy. Add the vanilla and egg until well combined.

    4.Add the flour mixture and beat until blended.

    5.Stir in the chopped Goobers.

    6.Place batter in fridge for about 5-10 minutes. After you take them out, roll them into small balls making a total of 36 cookies.

    7.Place each ball on the cookie sheet and gently press down with the tines of a fork. If you need to, lightly flour the fork or mist the fork with cooking spray.

    8.Bake about 8-10 minutes; turn the pan around half way through, again for even baking. They should look light brown. Do not over bake.

    9.When you take them out of the oven, place cookies on a cooling rack for about 5 minutes and then slide the parchment paper off the cookie sheet to cool on the rack.

Recipe Notes

Enjoy the peanut chocolaty deliciousness!