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Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Cookies

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Cookies are soft and chewy peanut butter cookies filled with chocolate chips and caramel bits!
Soft & chewy Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Cookies | Persnickety Plates
This post is so late. I was supposed to edit these pictures hours ago. Like, 8 hours ago. But, I get distracted easier than ever these days. I’m 27 weeks pregnant today with a growing to-do list. If someone wants to tell me which crib to buy, that would be helpful. Because I seem to be able to find endless options and reviews online. Also, my Granny graciously offered to buy us a glider/rocker so I need to pick one of those out. Among many other things. I made these cookies while we were snowed in earlier this week. I’ve made Caramel Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies before, but those were more of a shortbread base. And they were lacking peanut butter. This version adds peanut butter and are soft and chewy. Just like I like them.
Soft & chewy Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Cookies | Persnickety Plates
Soft & chewy Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Cookies | Persnickety Plates

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Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Melissa Williams
Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Cookies are soft and chewy peanut butter cookies filled with chocolate chips and caramel bits!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Total Time 19 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 30 cookies
Calories 162 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup unsalted butter at room temp
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • ¾ cup peanut butter
  • 2 large eggs at room temp
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ¾ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips I use Ghirardelli baking chips
  • ¼ cup caramel bits

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a cookie sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add the butter and brown sugar. Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the peanut butter and mix until fully combined.
  • One at a time, add in the eggs, beating between each addition until combined. Scrape down the sides of the bowl, as needed.
  • Add in the vanilla extract and mix.
  • Make sure the mixer is on low and add in the flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until combined.
  • With a spatula, fold in the chocolate chips and caramel bits.
  • Scoop about 1 Tablespoon of dough, roll it into a ball, put it on your prepared pan, then slightly press down to flatten it. Repeat until you have 12 per pan, about 2″ apart.
  • Bake for 9-10 minutes until they tops start to crack, but they’re still soft.
  • Let cool on the pan for about 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

Very slightly adapted from Will Cook for Smiles

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 162kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 3gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 83mgPotassium: 69mgFiber: 1gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 127IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg

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