Devil's Food Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Devil's Food Peanut Butter Chip Cookies


"This easy recipe makes the best cookies. I started making these at Christmas about 10 years ago, and now I think my family would disown me if I did not make them."


45 m servings 211 cals
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Original recipe yields 30 servings



  • Calories:
  • 211 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 11.8 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 171 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs, vanilla, and shortening with 1/2 of the cake mix until light and fluffy. Mix in the remaining cake mix and the peanut butter chips. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in preheated oven. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
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  1. 69 Ratings


These cookies were very easy to make but I wasn't very impressed with the final product. The batter was crumbly and it was hard to get a nice shaped cookie. I had left over peanut butter chips...

Made these for a cookie exchange at work. Most people loved them (peanut butter chips did not agree with everyone). But they were fast and easy and very tasty. An alternative would be to add coc...

I just made these cookies last week. This is a simple recipe, with simple results. I used chocolate chips instead of peanut butter. They came out perfect. There is nothing bad tasting obout thes...

I did enjoy these cookies & they were super-easy to make. My mother has a book of recipes that use cake-mixes as a base, so the concept was not new to me... The baking time did need to be fi...

I've been making these cookies for close to twenty years when I frist saw the recipe in a newspaper article in Hints From Heloise. One difference was to use 1/2 cup of oil instead of the 2/3 cu...

I thought this recipe sounded good, but was sorely disappointed. I made them for my usual Christmas basket giveaways to friends and relatives, and will now actually have to throw them away. Th...

My mom made these cookies and they did not last long!

These cookies came out perfect! I followed the recipe exactly which I usually don't do. I did notice the first batch did almost burn. So, I recommened 8-9 mins max! And.. they do taste fine afte...

I really like this recipe, but I dont use the peanut butter chips.