This aren't your everyday peanut butter cookies.


Are you craving peanut butter, but want something a bit more wild than just a plain dessert? There are certainly ways to mix up your baking routine, and adding a few unexpected ingredients might be the perfect touch. Here are five fun peanut butter cookie recipes, all discovered on Pinterest.


1. Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies


(From Just So Tasty)


Ingredients:


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened


  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar


  • 1/3 cup white sugar


  • 1/2 cup peanut butter


  • 1 large egg


  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour


  • 3/4 tsp baking soda


  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • 3/4 cup quick oats


  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats


Directions:


  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees


  • Beat together butter, sugar, and peanut butter in large bowl


  • Mix together the egg and vanilla


  • Beat in the flour, baking soda, and salt with a mixer on low speed. Add the oats last


  • Form dough into balls and place them 2 inches apart on lined cookie sheet


  • Bake for 8-10 mins


2. Fluffernutter Cookies


(From Mildly Meandering)


Ingredients:


  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened


  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar


  • 1/4 cup brown sugar


  • 1/4 cup peanut butter


  • 1/4 cup marshmallow fluff


  • 1 egg


  • 1/2 teaspoon Rodelle vanilla extract


  • 1 cup flour


  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda


  • 1 pinch of salt


  • 1/4 cup peanut butter chips


  • 1/2 cup mini marshmallows


Directions:


  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees


  • Beat together butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar


  • Mix in peanut butter, marshmallow fluff, egg, and vanilla extract 


  • Mix in flour, baking soda, and salt


  • Mix in peanut butter chips and mini marshmallows using spoon


  • Place 1-inch balls of cookie dough onto lined baking sheet


  • Bake for 10-12 minutes


3. Peanut Butter Stuffed Brownie Cookies


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(From The Loopy Whisk)


Ingredients:


  • 7 oz chopped dark chocolate


  • 9 tbsp cubed unsalted butter


  • 2 eggs


  • 1/2 cup white sugar


  • 1 cup and 1 tbsp plain gluten free flour blend (The Loopy Whisk clarifies they used a "store-bought blend of rice, potato, and maize flour with no added xanthan gum.")


  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum


  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder


  • 1 tsp baking powder


  • 1 pinch of salt


  • 6 - 8 tbsp smooth peanut butter


Directions:


  • Preheat oven to 355 F degrees


  • Using a heat-proof bowl above a pot of simmering water, melt chocolate and butter together


  • Using a stand mixer or hand mixer with double beater attachment, mix eggs and sugar together for five to six minutes


  • Mix in melted chocolate to the eggs and sugar



  • Mix in gluten free flour, xanthan gum, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt



  • Place about 1 tbsp scoops of cookie batter onto lined baking sheet


  • Spread each scoop out with spoon and place about 1/2 tbsp of peanut butter in each center



  • Cover peanut butter with about 1 tbsp of the cookie batter so that the peanut butter is fully covered


  • Bake for 12 minutes (The Loopy Whisk points out the cookies "should be slightly crackly on top, with a shiny crust.")


4. Reese's Peanut Butter Cookies


(From Family Cookie Recipes)


Ingredients:


  • 1 cup peanut butter


  • 1/2 cup and 2 tbsp butter softened


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar


  • 1 egg


  • 1/4 cup milk


  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • 1 1/2 cups flour


  • 1 tsp baking powder


  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • 2 cups chocolate chips and Reese's Pieces


Directions:


  • Preheat oven to 375 F degrees


  • Mix together peanut butter, butter, white sugar, and brown sugar with hand mixer


  • Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla


  • Mix flour, baking powder, and salt in separate bowl


  • Mix in flour mixture to peanut butter mixture


  • Mix in chocolate chips and Reese’s Pieces mixture (save some Reese’s for top of cookies)


  • Place scoops of tbsp-sized dough onto parchment-lined cookie sheets


  • Press extra Reese’s Pieces into tops of each cookie


  • Bake for 8-10 minutes


5. Oreo Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies


(From I Am Baker)


Ingredients:


  • 2 cups peanut butter


  • 1 cup white sugar


  • 1 cup brown sugar


  • 2 large eggs


  • 2 tsp baking soda


  • 1 pinch salt


  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • 18-24 Peanut Butter Oreos


Directions:


  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees


  • Stir peanut butter and sugar together by hand until smooth


  • Mix in eggs one at a time


  • Mix in baking soda, salt, and vanilla


  • Scoop about 1-2 tbsp-sized dough and place on top of each Oreo


  • Press dough around the cookie, so each is covered (be careful not to break the Oreos)


  • Press fork dipped in flour into the top of the cookies with a criss-cross pattern


  • Bake for 7-9 minutes