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Chunky Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

Sharon Palmer

Oooh, chocolate and peanut butter…is there any better combo? Not in my book! And these ooey-gooey Chunky Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies are just the way to dive into this great pair of ingredients. With just 7 ingredients (not including flour), you can whip up these delicious, classic peanut butter cookies in about 35 minutes. The secret is dark chocolate chunks and crunchy peanut butter.


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Chunky Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

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  • Author: The Plant-Powered Dietitian
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 26 cookies 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


These yummy vegan peanut butter cookies—filled with crunchy peanuts and chunky dark chocolate—are so easy to make with just a few key pantry staples.



  • ½ cup aquafaba (the amount of liquid in 1 15-ounce can of beans, drained and reserved; click here to learn more about aquafaba)
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup crunchy peanut butter, natural
  • 2 tablespoons vegan soft margarine spread
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup dark chocolate, vegan chocolate chunks (or chips)


  1. Mix aquafaba and brown sugar with an electric mixer for about 5 minutes, until mixture becomes creamy and peaks form.
  2. Gently mix in peanut butter, soft margarine spread, and vanilla just until smooth.
  3. Gently mix in flour and baking soda until well combined (do not overmix).
  4. Stir in chocolate chunks.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  6. Roll dough into small balls (makes 26 cookies)
  7. Place on two ungreased baking sheets.
  8. Press down with a fork to flatten.
  9. Bake until golden brown (about 15 minutes).
  10. Remove, cool, and store in an airtight container.
  11. Makes 26 cookies.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: vegan cookies, best vegan cookies, easy vegan cookies, best peanut butter cookies

For more plant-based cookies, check out some of my favorites:

Vegan Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies
Tollhouse Pan Cookies
Soft Molasses Cookies

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