Toffee Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Good Morning!

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It’s cookie swap time!! When Rachel, one of my best blogging friends, sent out an email proposing this virtual cookie swap idea, I was super excited. I think I emailed her back within about 2 minutes of receiving the email icon smile Toffee Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I immediately started thinking about what fun new combination I wanted to try for these cookies. I had recently bought a bag of toffee bits and knew I wanted to use those. After some googling, I found several recipes that I used for inspiration:

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies
Rolo Stuffed Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Chip, Toffee & Almond Cookies
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies

Then I used my favorite recipe combining method and came up with one that I was excited to try.

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Toffee Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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by Lindsay L

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 12-14 min

Keywords: bake dessert peanut butter chocolate toffee cookie

Ingredients (3 dozen cookies)

  • 14 Tbsp butter, softened
  • ½ c white sugar
  • ¾ c brown sugar
  • 3/4 c creamy peanut butter
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 ¾ c white whole wheat flour
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ c chocolate chips
  • 1 c toffee pieces

Instructions

1. Beat the butter, sugars and peanut butter until creamy.

2. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until well combined.

3. Add the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon and stir until just mixed.

4. Stir in the toffee pieces and chocolate chips.

5. Place dough in the freezer for at least 4 hours, up to 24 hours.

6. Remove dough, scoop onto greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees F for 12-14 minutes or until light browned on top.

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The result? Delicious. When I originally made this recipe, I used 1 c peanut butter and I think the peanut butter slightly overwhelmed the toffee taste, so I scaled the amount back for the recipe. I also slightly overbaked mine so they were nice and crunchy. If you want them softer, bake for less time, or just throw a piece of bread into the container you store them in and they’ll soften right up!

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Are you hungry yet??? Well get ready to drool…click here to hop on over to Rachel’s blog and take a look at some of the DELICIOUS cookies my fellow bloggers created for this swap!

Then head to the kitchen and get baking!

Enjoy!
–Lindsay–

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Comments

  1. Um…those look fabulous! I don’t usually buy toffee just for the heck of it, but I think I would in order to make those cookies :)
    Lindsay @ In Sweetness and In Health recently posted..I Need Your Help

  2. Thanks for stopping by my blog! So much fun being in this cookie swap. I wish it were real so I could meet all you cool chicks!

    Btw, toffee is definitely one of my favorite things on this planet! And you added PB? Love it! Can’t wait to try em!
    Joanna recently posted..Virtual Cookie Swap: Nutella Cream French Macarons

  3. These look uh-may-zing. I just bought some toffee pieces too, so I think I know what I’m going to be doing with them!
    Trish recently posted..Fabulous Holiday Blog Challenge {day 6}

  4. I’m so happy that you joined in on this! The toffee addition is amazing! I am also seriously crushing on your placemat – gorg!
    Rachel @ The Avid Appetite recently posted..Virtual Cookie Swap Party: A Whole Lotta Holiday Cookies!

  5. Love toffee in cookies, these sound great!

  6. I love that we share the love of toffee in cookies! Peanut Butter, chocolate and toffee is perfection!
    Lauren at Keep It Sweet recently posted..Milk Chocolate Almond and Toffee Cookies for a Virtual Cookie Swap

  7. Mmmm, some of my favorite flavors all together in once cookie! They look delicious!
    Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic recently posted..I’m Running the Boston Marathon in 2012!

  8. Lovely! Your cookies turned out beautifully! Toffee is one of my great weaknesses. If I could eat a Health Blizzard from DQ everyday and maintain my current pant size, I totally would. ;)

  9. could you have added anything more amazing to these cookies? I don’t even think so! everything delicious in one cookie! great job!

  10. Those cookies look fantastic!
    Kim @ Eat, Live, and Blog recently posted..Fishtail Braid

  11. These look fabulous. They remind me of Monster cookies… but with toffee.
    Lindsay @ biking beforebed recently posted..Christmas Presents: 1986 Edition

  12. Yum! :) Those cookies just look divine!
    Abby @ Abz ‘n’ Oats recently posted..can you help me spread the LOVE?

  13. I’ve been craving cookies so hard the last few days. I hope to make some this weekend – if time permits.
    Tiff @ Love Sweat and Beers recently posted..The 12 Moves of Christmas

  14. These look amazing!!
    Love the toffee pieces..great touch!
    I have yet to bake any holiday cookies..need to get on it.
    Kristen @ swanky dietitian recently posted..Dinner at Fogo de Chao

  15. I’m going to have to make these for Vishnu – he loves toffee! And I love chocolate in my cookies. We can devour them together. :)
    Parita @ myinnershakti recently posted..Blueberry “Crisp”

  16. I’ll be santa if you leave some of these out for me :)
    Matt @ The Athlete’s Plate recently posted..Healthy On The Go

  17. These look so good! there is nothing like a delicious chocolate chip cookie :) and then when you add toffee bits, yum!
    hailey recently posted..Virtual Cookie Swap! Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies

  18. I have a bunch of toffee I need to use and these look like prime candidates! If I ship you the toffee, will you ship me the cookies? ;)
    Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table recently posted..Basil Walnut Pesto (and Carrot Patties)

  19. Yum! I’ve been looking for some new cookie recipes and these look awesome! :)
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  20. my three loves all rolled into one cookie! drool.

  21. My boyfriend and I LOVE these cookiea! They are so good! I’m curious as to how I would make them still taste that delicious yet make them thicker. Whenever I bake them they turn out really flat.

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