Peanut Butter & Dark Chocolate Cookies

I love a good combination of peanut butter and dark chocolate. It is delicious, savory and sweet. If peanut butter and dark chocolate is your thing, you will LOVE these!


  • 1/2 Cup Shortening
  • 3/4 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup White Granulated Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cups Flour
  • 3/4 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips Or Dark Chocolate Chunks (Dairy Free)



  1. Preheat oven to 350° F
  2. Prepare your baking sheets with either cooking spray or parchment paper (Whichever you prefer)
  3. Beat sugars and shortening together. Mix in egg, vanilla extract and peanut butter.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder and salt together. Slowly add to wet mixture.
  5. Turn mixer off, fold in dark chocolate chips.
  6. Spoon cookie mixture into about 1 tablespoon balls and place on cookie sheet.
  7. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until cookies are golden brown.
  8. Cool on wire rack and enjoy!

Makes about 24 cookies