Peanut Butter Cheesecake Cookies {with Chocolate Chips}

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I am spending my Saturday in Peoria, visiting a friend (plus her new baby) and touring my old college campus.  I am willing to guess that much has changed in the 10 plus years since I graduated and I can’t wait to check it out!

 

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Even though I’m gone, I am rounding out the week with another awesome recipe…this time for dessert!

 

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I was still in the mood for cookies, and so cookies I baked!  With my lovely kitchen assistant of course : )

 

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Actually, he wasn’t much help at all, but my cookies still turned out super soft and delicious!

 

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This recipe is a Pinterest find and I added in some chocolate chips for taste and texture (which I highly recommend!).

 

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These cookies were a huge hit with my coworkers who loved the mild cheesecake addition to your typical peanut butter cookie!

 

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Happy Saturday!!!!

 

This week in recipe awesomeness…

Grilled Romaine

Steel Cut Overnight Oats

Strawberry, Kiwi, and Kale Juice

Crockpot Green Chicken Curry

Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

 

 

 

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Cookies

From Pixie Dust Kitchen

 

Ingredients

8 oz Cream Cheese, at room temperature

¾ C Creamy Peanut butter

¾ C Brown sugar

¼ C granulated sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 eggs

2 C all purpose flour

1 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

1 generous cup of chocolate chips (optional but recommended)

 

Directions

Cream cream cheese peanut butter, sugars, and vanilla. Add in eggs one at a time, mixing until combined.

In a medium bowl, mix together flour, salt, and soda. Mix into wet ingredients until just combined.

Let chill in fridge for 1 hour or up to two days.

Preheat oven to 350˚F.

Scoop 2 tbs size balls onto cookie sheets. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until edges are golden brown. (Even if the middles look overdone, they will continue to cook and set up as they cool.) Let cool on cookie sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling wrack.

Cookies will keep for 2 weeks. Store in an airtight container.

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11 thoughts on “Peanut Butter Cheesecake Cookies {with Chocolate Chips}

  1. Peanut butter and cheesecake are two of my favorite things. I love your little helper! The picture of him in the fridge a few posts ago was too cute 🙂 That’s one place my cats have never been.

  2. U r so bad!!! Here I am trying to write down less sweets for my shopping list and u post these. Now I have to add them!!! I can just taste how good they are. And a terrific co- worker by the way!! Thanks for another awesome one

  3. Those look amazing. I am pretty sure Cooper was thinking about attacking that mixer! I wouldn’t blame him!

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