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Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Hearty, chewy texture, rich dark chocolate flavor, and bursts of peanut buttery goodness.

Servings: 4 dozen
Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 ¼ cups flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 stick unsalted* butter , room temperature
  • 1 ¼ cups tightly packed light brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 12 oz bittersweet chocolate chips , melted over a double boiler and cooled
  • 10 oz bag peanut butter chips
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt and oats in a bowl. Set aside.
  3. Beat together butter, and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add vanilla and melted, cooled chocolate and beat until just combined.
  4. Mix wet ingredients into bowl of dry ingredients with a spatula.
  5. Gently stir in peanut butter chips.
  6. Scoop 2 tablespoon servings on to a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Cool for 4 minutes before removing to a rack to cool completely.
Recipe Notes

*If you use a stick of salted butter, just reduced salt to 1/2 teaspoon.