Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies with Sea Salt

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recipe by Erin H

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 25mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 1 ratings

Chocolate peanut butter cookies with dark chocolate chunks - not-too-sweet, crisp on the outside and chewy inside, and topped with extra chocolate and a sprinkle of sea salt. This recipe makes a lot of cookies - which is a good thing, because they'll disappear before you know it.

recipe updated Mar 26, 2020


  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    about ½ cup (115g)
  • Peanut butter icon
    Peanut butter
    about ¼ cup (66g)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    about ½ cup (97g)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    about ½ cup (102g)
  • Egg icon
    1 (50g)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    1 tsp (5ml)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
    about ¼ cup (22g)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    1.5 cups (194g)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate
    about ¾ cup (128g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 pinch


  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"

Step preview

  1. Add unsalted butter, peanut butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Mix well
  3. Add egg and vanilla extract to the dough and mix
  4. Add sea salt, cocoa powder and all purpose flour to the dough
  5. Add baking soda to a clean baking sheet
  6. Mix dough well
  7. Add dark chocolate to the dough and mix
  8. Chill in fridge - 1 hr
  9. Pre-heat oven - 190°C
  10. Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper
  11. Scoop dough onto baking sheet
  12. Bake and let cool - 10 min, 190°C
  13. Add dark chocolate to a clean small bowl
  14. Melt in microwave
  15. Pipe chocolate mixture onto baking sheet
  16. Sprinkle with sea salt
  17. Leave until set
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