Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies - peanut butter and chocolate swirled cookies dotted with peanut butter filled chocolate morsels for the ultimate peanut butter chocolate cookie! From DessertNowDinnerLater.com

Y’all know it’s that time of year for holiday baking, neighbor gifts, and Christmas cookies. With how many treat plates that get delivered this time of year, you know that people aren’t eating everything, and if they are kudos to them! But why not make a cookie you know will be the envy of all the cookie plates this holiday season?

 

 Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies - peanut butter and chocolate swirled cookies dotted with peanut butter filled chocolate morsels for the ultimate peanut butter chocolate cookie! From DessertNowDinnerLater.com

Peanut butter and chocolate is a world-wide favorite combination, and these soft-baked Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies are bursting with peanut butter and chocolate in EVERY bite!

 

Take peanut butter cookie dough and chocolate cookie dough, and roll them together for this cute swirled effect. The secret that takes these cookies over the top are the Nestlé® Toll House® DelightFulls™! When I saw the peanut butter filled morsels, I knew they would be the perfect match for these cookies! These cookies are stuffed and topped with these two-in-one flavored morsels! They are ULTIMATE peanut butter chocolate cookies, after all!

 

 Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies - peanut butter and chocolate swirled cookies dotted with peanut butter filled chocolate morsels for the ultimate peanut butter chocolate cookie! From DessertNowDinnerLater.com

There are four flavors of DelightFulls Filled Baking Morsels: cherry, mint, caramel, and of course peanut butter! Think of all the fun and exciting creations you can make with these unique baking morsels! So many possibilities, but first start with my Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies. They are incredibly soft and chewy for days!!! Perfect for those holiday neighbor plates!

 

 Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies - peanut butter and chocolate swirled cookies dotted with peanut butter filled chocolate morsels for the ultimate peanut butter chocolate cookie! From DessertNowDinnerLater.com

The dough does take a little time to chill, but it is worth it my friends! The trick to making these fun swirled cookies is to scoop the two doughs side-by-side, put some baking spray on your hands and then roll them together. I put extra morsels on top for looks, and then you bake! Beautiful and delicious!

 

 Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies - peanut butter and chocolate swirled cookies dotted with peanut butter filled chocolate morsels for the ultimate peanut butter chocolate cookie! From DessertNowDinnerLater.com

You might have a hard time giving all of these away, but they are so good that you will want to share the deliciousness with your neighbors and friends! Want more holiday recipe ideas? Check out Very Best Baking by Nestlé® Toll House® OR other recipes using DelightFulls Filled Baking Morsels for more inspiration!

 

 

Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients

Chocolate Cookie Dough:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp Nestlé® Toll House® unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup Nestlé® Toll House® DelightFulls™ Peanut Butter Filled Baking Morsels

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup Nestlé® Toll House® DelightFulls™ Peanut Butter Filled Baking Morsels

Instructions

Chocolate Cookie Dough:

  1. Cream the butter and sugars together with a hand or stand mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides and bottom as needed. Beat in the egg, vanilla, and milk until combined. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Slowly mix into the wet ingredients. Fold in the baking morsels. Transfer dough to a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate immediately.

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough:

  1. Cream the butter and sugars together with a hand or stand mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides and bottom as needed. Mix in the peanut butter, egg, and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Slowly mix into wet ingredients. Fold in baking morsels. Transfer dough to a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate immediately.

Cookie Instructions:

  1. CHILL both doughs for 2 hours; may alternately chill in the freezer for 45 minutes, if in a hurry.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line cookie sheets with silicone baking mats or parchment paper. Using a #50 cookie scoop (about 1½ Tbsp) scoop all the peanut butter cookie dough onto prepared baking sheets (almost 3 dozen cookies - so 3 baking sheets with a dozen on each tray). Clean scoop and repeat with the chocolate cookie dough placing it directly next to the peanut butter dough balls.
  3. Grease hands with baking spray, press both doughs together, and roll them into 1 large ball. Repeat for each cookie. Press extra baking morsels into the tops of each cookie (optional).
  4. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 11 to 12 minutes; they will be soft, puffy, and look barely baked through. Allow cookies to rest on the tray for several minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool. Store in an air tight container; cookies stay fresh (and soft) for up to 10 days.

Recipe Notes

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The same NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® chocolate you know and love now filled with rich caramel, peanut butter, mint, and cherry flavored filling. Add these new filled baking morsels to your favorite recipes for a special twist on the classic, or try experimenting with them in a recipe you’ve never tried before!

 

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