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Soft & Chewy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

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22 servings, 2 cookies each

The beloved peanut butter cookie gets a chocolate boost from devil's food cake mix while rich cream cheese lifts the chewiness to new heights.

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  • Heat oven to 375ºF.
  • Beat cream cheese, peanut butter and eggs in large bowl with mixer on low speed 1 min. Add dry cake mix; beat on medium speed 1 min. or until mixture pulls away from side of bowl and forms soft dough. (See Tip.)
  • Shape into 44 (1-inch) balls. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets. Flatten each ball, in criss-cross pattern, with tines of fork dipped in sugar.
  • Bake 7 to 8 min. or just until edges of cookies are set. (Do not overbake.) Cool on baking sheet 2 min. Remove to wire rack; cool completely.

Note from the Kraft Kitchens

Thank you. We heard your feedback and retested the recipe. Based upon our results, we added another egg to soften the dough and make it easier to blend together. If you like an even softer dough, you can add a tablespoon of water to the prepared dough for easier handling.

Note from the Kraft Kitchens

If you want more peanut flavor, increase the peanut butter to 3/4 cup.

Special Extra

Add 1/2 cup chopped PLANTERS COCKTAIL Peanuts to dough before shaping into balls and baking as directed.


  • 22 servings, 2 cookies each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 22 servings, 2 cookies each
Calories 140
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 140mg
Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 10g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • ttaha |

    I was disappointed in the flavor of these cookies, very bland no chocolate or peanut butter taste. They cooked up beautifully light and airy though. A good quality chocolate chip would enhance the flavor.

  • tntiffy |

    This recipe is easy. Has simple ingredients and is a crowd pleaser. The dough was perfect for me it was not too thick or hard to work with. I even added peanut butter M&Ms. I could taste the peanut butter in the recipe. It was everything that it said it would be.