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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a partnered post with Jif. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

It’s that time of the year when the temperature begins to drop, the leaves begin to change colors, and the beloved pumpkin begins to make its way into all your favorite foods.

I usually don’t succumb to peer pressure, but food makes me excited, y’all!

Cooler temperatures. Leaves changing colors. Pumpkin Spice. All indicators of fall. Celebrate with these Peanut Butter Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies.

These cookies make me excited! They’re so ridiculously easy to make and they taste absolutely delicious. It’s just your basic chocolate chip cookie recipe, but with a special surprise ingredient.

Cooler temperatures. Leaves changing colors. Pumpkin Spice. All indicators of fall. Celebrate with these Peanut Butter Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies
 
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If you enjoy traditional chocolate chip cookies, and you love all things fall and pumpkin, these Peanut Butter Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies will be a delight to your taste buds.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 3.5 dozen
Ingredients
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup Jif Whips Pumpkin Pie Spice Spread
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate mini morsels
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In a large mixer bowl, beat butter, sugars and vanilla extract until creamy. Add in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. In small additions, gradually beat in flour mixture. Add in Jif Whips and beat until combined. Stir in chocolate morsels.
  2. On an ungreased cookie sheet, drop cookie mixture using a cookie scoop. If you don't have a cookie scoop, drop by rounded tablespoons.
  3. Bake for 8-9 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet for a few minutes before removing and placing on wire racks to cool completely.
Notes
The key to soft cookies is to take them out of the oven before you think they're ready. The 8 minute mark is perfect for my oven, but it will vary from oven to oven. Watch the bottoms of the cookies,and once they turn a nice, golden brown, remove the cookies from the oven. They will still look like they could use a couple extra minutes, but trust me on this one.

I told you it was easy. In less than twenty minutes in the kitchen you can have decadent, melt in your mouth cookies!

I’m all about making things easy when I’m in the kitchen, and using a cookie scoop is one of my secrets for making a complete batch of cookies that almost look identical. It’s just one of those things that makes me happy — all 42 cookies displayed after they’ve come out of the oven and they’re all ridiculously similar.

Cooler temperatures. Leaves changing colors. Pumpkin Spice. All indicators of fall. Celebrate with these Peanut Butter Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies.

I took a batch to church with me last night to share, and the feedback I got was fantastic, so I couldn’t wait to get home and share the recipe with you! This week in the kitchen had a lot of fails, so I was excited to actually get something right.

Cooler temperatures. Leaves changing colors. Pumpkin Spice. All indicators of fall. Celebrate with these Peanut Butter Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Just by using a versatile ingredient like Jif Whips Pumpkin Pie Spice Spread, I was able to take the traditional chocolate chip cookie, and make it more seasonal. I adore the light hints of flavor with the peanut butter and pumpkin pie spice, but you can definitely still tell that these are chocolate chip cookies.

The more time I spend in the kitchen, the more I grow to love it. It hasn’t always been fun to be in the kitchen, but now I can’t wait to whip up my next creation.

What is your favorite kind of cookie?

About Crystal

Crystal Reagan, the owner and founder of SimplyBeingMommy.com lives in Small Town, Texas with her husband and 3 children. Crystal and her website have been featured on local and national news stations including Channel 2 Houston and ABC News. She has also appeared on BetterTV as a Mommy Expert for VTech.

Comments

  1. 1

    Whoa, what a yummy sounding cookie! I love that it is combined with peanut butter and pumpkin! MMMM!!!

  2. 2

    Geez, those cookies look amazing!

  3. 3

    Peanut Butter and chocolate chip cookies are my favorite kinds of cookies. I also love the flavor of pumpkin, so I can just imagine how that combo would be! I would have taken one bite, and decided to leave them home instead of taking them to church with me!!! I’m stingy that way…hahahhaa!

  4. 4

    What?? That is amazing! I need some of that Jif Whips Pumpkin Pie Spice Spread!

  5. 5

    Oh I’ve never tried Pumpkin in cookies before. Sounds wonderful!

  6. 6

    PINNING! Need I say more? yum.

  7. 7

    Oh yum. This time of year I am all about the pumpkin.

  8. 8

    Peanut butter cookies are our favorite around here. I have never considered adding anything to them though. We will be trying this! Pinning for next week. Thanks 🙂

  9. 9

    Peanut butter and pumpkin has me excited! They will make a delicious edition to my fall menu.

  10. 10

    I would never have thought to put all three of those together – but it sounds delicious!

  11. 11

    Hello pumpkin! I love pumpkin. Pumpkin EVERYTHING. There isn’t much you can’t add pumpkin to. These cookies look yummy!

  12. 12

    Oh my, those sound and look just heavenly! I’ll have to pick up the Jif Whips Pumpkin Pie Spice Spread so that I can make them this weekend. YUM!

  13. 13

    These sound delicious! I love this time of year when all the pumpkin recipes start showing up.

  14. 14

    Oh no, you didn’t go ruin chocolate chip cookies by adding pumpkin spice to them, did you? (just kidding, they sound great)

  15. 15

    I would have never thought to try pumpkin flavoring in chocolate chip cookies. Thank you for sharing this idea and recipe. I may have to give it a try this fall.

  16. 16

    These sound delicious! Will make sure I pin this to save and try later.

  17. 17

    Wow, I have never tried pumpkin spice with peanut butter. Sounds like an interesting combination, and the cookies definitely look delicious!

  18. 18

    Those look delicious! And now I am hungry! Definitely need to do some baking this weekend!

  19. 19

    Yummy! I love pumpkin and chocolate, so putting them together is like heaven in my mouth!

  20. 20

    I love all pumpkin desserts. I can’t wait to make these cookies!

  21. 21

    That is a little different, but it sounds delicious. I can’t wait to try them.

  22. 22

    Let’s see, you had me at peanut butter, pumpkin, and chocolate. 🙂

  23. 23

    Oh wow, now this sounds like a great fall cookie. I love pumpkin desserts!

  24. 24

    What a fabulous twist for Fall. I need to try these. Wanna make me some? 🙂

  25. 25

    Yum these sound so good. I have never had this mix of flavors but I am guessing they are to die for!

  26. 26

    I didn’t know Jif made such product. Pumpkin is my weakness! In fact, my favorite cookies are vegan pumpkin spice cookies. I also love good ‘ol chocolate chip cookies. 🙂

  27. 27

    These cookies sound great. Snickerdoodle are my favorite cookies.

  28. 28

    What a great combination, sounds like a great fall recipe.

  29. 29

    Oh these look good Crystal! I love fall and all the yummy food that comes with it 🙂

  30. 30

    These look and sound incredible. All delicious flavors in one cookie!

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