20 September 2011

Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Cookies

As I mentioned yesterday, my brother just had his 24th Birthday. I
was so honored when he said to me, "Kelsey, all I want for my birthday is for

He hasn't been able to forget these delicious cookies I made for
his girlfriend's Surprise Birthday Party. So I told him, "How about I 
do even better! Instead of chocolate chips, I'll use chocolate chunks!"

Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Cookies
created by Snacking Squirrel

1.5 cups all purpose flour
1 cup whole rolled oats
3/4 cup quick cooking oats
3/4 cup crunchy peanut butter
4 ounces dark chocolate
3/4 cup cane sugar 
(or your sweetener of choice)
3/4 cup almond milk
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp sea salt

A. Preheat oven to 375 Fahrenheit
B. Mix dry ingredients together in a bowl
C. In a separate bowl, mix wet ingredients together
D. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients, gently mix
E. Chop dark chocolate into chunks and fold into batter
F. Coat baking pan with oil or line with parchment paper
G. Scoop a few spoonfuls of batter onto the pan and gently
      press down with your hand to flatten cookie
H. Bake for 12-15 minutes 

I made 5 JUMBO SIZED cookies but typically each batch 
yields: 6 large cookies, 10 medium cookies, 15 small cookies

And check back here for a wheat free version of these


Lauren said... [reply]

This looks insane! ( in a reallyreally good way!) I've bookmarked this recipe for sure :)

Anonymous said... [reply]

They look so good! Totally craving chocolate chunks in my cookies now :D

Chelsea said... [reply]

Awesome recipe! I love how you made them into jumbo sized cookies. Small cookies are pointless because then you just end up eating more of them. :P

Sarah @The Smart Kitchen said... [reply]

Oh. My. Goll.

sarah (onedayiwillseethesun) said... [reply]

those look fab, I love peanut butter in cookies and extra chocolate would be amazing!!

Anonymous said... [reply]

wow! these look FANTASTIC! I love me a good chocolatey cookie :) Do you know by any chance if this would work with all purpose gluten free flour instead of whole wheat?

Tip Top Shape said... [reply]

Oohhh, these look so good!!!!!!

Jen @ Light Enough to Travel said... [reply]

These look so delicious!! A happy birthday, indeed! What a lucky brother! :)

Sarena Shasteen - The Non-Dairy Queen said... [reply]

That is one lucky birthday boy! These look amazing!!!

Tessa @ Amazing Asset said... [reply]

These look divine :) As usual! What a great part of a birthday!

Katie said... [reply]

they do look amazing! i want to request those for my birthday next year! What a good sister you are!!

Happy Belated Birthday to your brother!!

Alexa @ SimpleEats said... [reply]

I love how chunky these look. Peanut butter and chocolate will NEVER get old :)

Marianne (frenchfriestoflaxseeds) said... [reply]

You can never go wrong with chocolate & peanut butter in the same baked good. Yum!

Barbara Bakes said... [reply]

Sound like a fun combination. You can't go wrong with chunks!

Monet said... [reply]

Happy Birthday to your sweet brother! How could he not love these? These look so delicious. I've been loving fresh cookies. I've made too many batches! Thanks for sharing, sweet girl. I hope you are having a beautiful and bountiful week! Hugs from Austin!

Heidi - Apples Under My Bed said... [reply]

Happy Birthday to your brother! How sweet for him to request your cookies :) They look divine!
Heidi xo

Sarah Lienard said... [reply]

Aah the chunks of chocolate in these cookies look so so good. Happy (belated) Birthday to your brother!

tiffany @ texan on the run said... [reply]

ahhhhh looks heavenly!!!

tiffany @ texan on the run said... [reply]

i also love how there's no butter or oil used!
what is the texture of these cookies like??
thanks for sharing!

Jolene - EverydayFoodie said... [reply]

LOVE oatmeal cookies, especially when they have chocolate in them.

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