Looking for a delicious twist on classic chocolate chip cookies? Look no further than these peanut butter chocolate chip cookies with a sprinkle of sea salt on top. The creamy peanut butter and chocolate chips make these cookies irresistible, and the added sea salt takes them to the next level. Whether you're looking for a treat to share with friends or just want something to indulge in, these cookies are the perfect choice.
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- Sea salt, for topping
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
- In a separate larger bowl, cream together the butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add in the egg and vanilla extract, and mix until well combined.
- Gradually stir in the flour mixture until just combined.
- Fold in the chocolate chips.
- Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, drop rounded balls of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
- Lightly sprinkle the top of each cookie with sea salt.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden brown.
- Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
- For extra peanut butter flavor, use crunchy peanut butter instead of creamy.
- If you prefer less salt, you can skip the sea salt topping or reduce the amount used.
- Serve with a cold glass of milk or a hot cup of coffee for the ultimate treat.
If you're a fan of peanut butter and chocolate, you won't be able to resist these delicious cookies. With their perfect balance of salty and sweet, they're a treat that's sure to please. Try out this easy recipe and share it with friends and family – they won't be disappointed!