Dive into the convenience of baking with these Air Fryer Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, a delightful twist on a classic favorite. This recipe yields 28 scrumptious cookies, blending the rich, nutty flavor of peanut butter with the sweet, irresistible goodness of chocolate chips. Perfect for those seeking a quick and delicious snack without the wait of traditional oven baking.
Why You’ll Love This: These cookies offer the perfect balance of flavors with a texture that’s both chewy and crisp, thanks to the unique cooking method of the air fryer. They’re an ideal quick fix for sudden sweet cravings or unexpected guests, ensuring a batch of warm, freshly baked cookies in minutes. Plus, the recipe’s flexibility allows you to bake in small batches, keeping the rest refrigerated or frozen for later.
Perfect Occasion: These peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are a hit for any occasion, whether it’s a casual family gathering, a festive celebration, or a personal treat to enjoy with your coffee or tea. Their quick preparation time makes them a go-to recipe for busy days or when you need a dessert in a pinch.
Decoration Tips: Once cooled, drizzle these cookies with melted chocolate or a simple icing sugar glaze for an added touch of sweetness and elegance. Sprinkle with crushed peanuts or sea salt flakes to enhance the flavors and add a bit of crunch.
- 130g of peanut butter
- 110g of dark brown sugar (muscovado)
- 130g of granulated sugar
- 1 whole egg
- 1 egg yolk
- 60cc of vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 200g of all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon of baking powder
- 100g of chocolate chips
- In a bowl, combine the vegetable oil, peanut butter, whole egg, egg yolk, both sugars, and vanilla extract. Mix well.
- Fold in the chocolate chips.
- Sift together the flour and baking powder, then incorporate into the wet mixture. Gently press the dough together with your hands until it forms a cohesive mass without overworking it.
- Form the dough into 30g balls. You can refrigerate or freeze these for later use.
- For air frying, place the dough balls on parchment paper or a non-stick liner in the air fryer basket. Cook at 170°C (338°F) for 6 minutes.
- If using an oven, preheat to 180°C (356°F) and bake for 12 minutes. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
Enjoy these peanut butter chocolate chip cookies as a wonderfully quick and satisfying treat that brings together the best of both worlds – the creamy depth of peanut butter and the sweet bursts of chocolate. Perfect for any time, any day.