Chocolate Peanut Cookies

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 12 min
Cooling Time:
Yields: 30 cookies


Chocolate Peanut Cookies feature chopped honey roasted peanuts that give a tasty crunch to these cookies.


  • 4 oz. NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Baking Bar, broken into small pieces
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped honey-roasted peanuts


PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

MICROWAVE broken baking bars in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The pieces may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted. Cool to room temperature.

COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg and melted chocolate. Beat in flour mixture. Stir in nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 8 to 9 minutes or until edges are set but centers are still slightly soft. Cool on baking sheets for 3 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Choc peanut cookies

by m. marie , Crystal Lake, IL on Aug. 2007

These cookes were delicious and the peanuts are good for you!

If you love chocolate

by j. joel , FORT DODGE, IA on Feb. 2005

then this is a good cookie. with the chocolate and peanut butter combo, it just goes up another knotch.

Chocolate Peanut Cookies

by G. Gaynor , Phoenix, AZ on Jun. 2004

Everybody loved them and were easy to make.

A great cookie!

by A. Ava , Muskego, WI on Oct. 2003

I made these for my mother's group and they loved it! It has a great peanut taste. I used dry roasted peanuts which tasted great. A great alternative to chocolate chips!

Cookies (Quick & Easy)

by M. Martha , Glasgow, Ky on May. 2003

These chocolate peanut butter cookies are delicous and very easy to make. My grandchildren loves them and I do also!!!

The very best cookie ever!

by K. Kathy , Springfield, MO on Dec. 2002

These cookies are simply the best, the honey roasted peanuts give them such a wonderful taste. I have made these cookies for several years now and still get asked for the recipe almost evey time.

A little dry but still yummy!

by A. , South Korea on Dec. 2002

I substituted dry roasted peanuts. It was a great substitution but the cookies over-all came out a little dry. I might use more butter next time?

Charity Bake sale was a Hit

by K. Kathy , Springfield, MO on Oct. 2002

We baked these cookies for a bake sale to benefit a charity that we support year round, we had customers buying cookies and comming back for more, the sale was a great success thanks in part to these cookies.