These Peanut Butter Cookies Have Chocolate Chip Beat

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It's Tuesday night and you're hit with the strong and unshakable desire to bake a batch of warm, made-from-scratch cookies. But just as you reach for that bag of chocolate chips, you stop; Your hand has brushed up against a half-empty jar of peanut butter that you'd forgotten about until now. A single thought crosses your mind: peanut butter plus cookies equals peanut butter cookies. And now your mind, and your baking plan, is blown.
Because why make normal chocolate chip cookies when you can throw a peanut butter curve ball into the game? Fluffy, creamy, crunchy, and nutty — we truly love munching on them in all their golden glory. So ahead we've collected ten tasty recipes to satisfy all your weeknight PB cookie cravings (chocolate chips still optional too, though).
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The Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookie
Peanut butter cookies stuffed with peanut butter. Boom.

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Thumbprint Cookies
Skip the sandwich and make these instead.

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Classic Peanut Butter Cookies
Perfect the creamy classic complete with criss-cross fork indentations.

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Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites
Try a batch of these chewy peanut butter cookie bites.

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Maple Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
Maple syrup, chocolate chips, and oatmeal all mixed together with PB make for one mean cookie mashup.

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Peanut Butter Turtle Thumbprint Cookies
Caramel filling plus chocolate drizzle topped with peanut crumbles equals PB cookie bliss.

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Thick & Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies
These scoop and bake PB cookies are crisp on the outside with a chewy-smooth filling.

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Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches
Complete with a fluffy milk chocolate buttercream filling.

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Peanut Butter Banana Cookies
If you enjoy sliced bananas and PB, then let these cookies be the next logical snacking step.

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Soft Batch Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Cookies
And if you're still yearning for that bag o' choco-chips, we'll meet you in the middle with this recipe.

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