Easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

An easy cookie recipe to make with the kids that will come together quickly!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Tina


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening, butter flavored
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine sugar, brown sugar, butter, shortening, peanut butter, and egg in a bowl. 
  • Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Mix in chocoloate chips. 
  • Roll dough into one-inch balls about two-inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Dip a fork in water, coat with sugar, and make a crisscross pattern on the dough flattening slightly. 
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven to cool for 7 minutes then serve immediately.


Can be store in an airtight container for up to three days.