Peanut butter chip chocolate cookies

Packed with chocolate chips as well as peanut butter chips and a gorgeous peanut butter swirl, these cookies are the best mix! A classic flavour combination, make sure you don’t mix the peanut butter in too much, you’re aiming for a beautiful swirl through each cookie. As always, simple to make and easy to eat a lot of!

Peanut Butter Chip Chocolate Cookies

Makes 12


100g butter or baking spread
180g light brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
165g plain flour
Pinch of salt
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
30g cocoa powder
100g dark chocolate chunks
100g peanut butter chips
2 tbsp smooth peanut butter


  1. Preheat your oven to 210°C/190°C fan/Gas Mark 6 and line your baking sheets with baking paper or reusable liner.
  2. Pop your butter and sugar in a bowl and mix until just combined.
  3. Add the egg and vanilla and mix again.
  4. Add the flour, salt, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and cocoa powder and combine.
  5. Add the chocolate chunks and peanut butter chips and mix with a spoon or spatula to incorporate.
  6. Pop in your peanut butter and gently swirl in.
  7. Divide into 12 portions using an ice cream scoop to ensure they are equally sized. Make sure you’ve got a swirl of peanut butter in each scoop.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes – definitely check after 10! I never bake mine longer than 10 minutes.
  9. Cool on the trays for five minutes and transfer to cooling racks.