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)


  • 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


  • 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)


  • 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


  • 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)


  • 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


  • 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)


  • 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


  • 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)


  • 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


  • 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