Chocolate-Peanut Butter Oat Cookies
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 16mins
Serves or Makes: 16-18 cookies


  • 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/ 3 cup peanut butter, creamy or chunky
  • 2/ 3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/ 2 cup turbinado sugar or cane sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces dark chocolate, coarsely chopped (or large chocolate chips)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Coarse sea salt, for sprinkling


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  • Step 2

    Cream butter, peanut butter, and both sugars in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Add egg and vanilla and stir on low speed until just combined.

  • Step 4

    Add flour, oats, baking soda, baking powder, and salt and stir on low speed until no dry patches remain. Stir in chopped chocolate until just combined.

  • Step 5

    Use a 3-tablespoon size cookie scoop to portion dough and arrange 8 portions 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt and bake for about 16 minutes, until golden brown around the edges. Carefully transfer cookies to a cooling rack until set, about 8 minutes.