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Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Orlando Janschek
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 15


  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 1/4 cup unbleached plain flour or your choice of preferred flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar Feel free to reduce this to half a cup
  • 1/4 cup raw sugar
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees C
  • Line 2 baking trays with parchment paper
  • Combine butter, sugars, peanut butter and salt and beat with electric mixer until smooth
  • Add the egg and whisk until incorporated
  • Mix flour and baking soda together in small bowl, then fold into wet mixture until just combined
  • Add choc chips and gently fold through the mixture
  • Using an ice cream scooper drop rounded balls of mixture onto the baking trays, a few centimetres apart as they spread, and press down slightly
  • Bake for 10-13 minutes or until lightly golden, turning baking trays at halfway mark
  • When ready, leave to cool completely on baking trays
  • Store for up to a week in airtight container


Feel free to reduce the sugar to 1/2 cup or 3/4 cup, that's what I would do if I were baking them!