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Salted Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Chunks
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
28 mins
 

Salted Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Chunks are a perfectly soft peanut butter cookie with a salty coating that complements the big chocolate chunks inside. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salted peanut butter cookies with chocolate chunks
Servings: 48 cookies
Calories: 142 kcal
Author: Barbara
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Butter-Flavored Crisco
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chunks
  • 1 Tablespoon coarse salt
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
Instructions
  1. Using a kitchen mixer, cream crisco, brown sugar and white sugar until the sugars are completely incorporated and not gritty, approximately 3 to 5 minutes.

  2. Add peanut butter and mix.

  3. Add eggs one at a time, mixing in between. Add vanilla, and mix until smooth. 

  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add to wet mixture in small additions, mixing on low until just incorporated. Do not over mix. 

  5. Stir in chocolate chunks.

  6. Make small balls of dough using a small cookie scoop. Use your hands to roll into balls. 

  7. In a small bowl, mix coarse salt and sugar. Roll the balls of cookie dough in the mixture until completely coated.

  8. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 8 minutes. As soon as you remove from oven, use a fork to make a crisscross pattern in the cookies.

Nutrition Facts
Salted Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Chunks
Amount Per Serving
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 239mg10%
Potassium 65mg2%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 11IU0%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.