Peanut Butter Oreo Cookies

Thick, soft peanut butter cookies are studded with Oreo cookie pieces, making it a perfect blend of peanut butter and cookies and cream.

This recipe combines two delicious flavors: peanut butter and cookies and cream.

There’s been a lot of buzz about Oreo’s new limited edition flavor: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Oreo. They are supposed to be really good but I’ve had a hard time finding them. I know they are available at Walmart and Target but not at the ones I checked this weekend. Inspired by peanut butter and Oreos, I made these cookies.

I started with a thick, soft, peanut butter cookie. I mixed in crushed Oreos. The end result was a delicious combination of flavors. They aren’t meant to taste like the limited edition Oreo, but if you want to do that, you can add in some chopped Reese’s peanut butter cups.

Peanut Butter Oreo Cookies


1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup light brown sugar

1/4 cup white granulated sugar

1/2 cup creamy store bought peanut butter

1 large egg

1 tsp vanilla

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 1/4 cup all purpose flour

8 Oreos


1. Cream butter and sugars in mixing bowl of stand mixer until smooth and fluffy. Add peanut butter, egg and vanilla and mix. Add in flour and baking soda and mix on low speed until dough comes together. Add in Oreos and mix on low speed until Oreos are crushed. Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes.

2. Preheat oven to 350F.  Form dough balls about 1 1/2 inch in diameter (you should have enough dough to make about 15 cookies. Place on cookie sheets lined with parchment paper or silpat mats, spacing 2 inches apart. Bake for 9-10 minutes until tops turn golden. Let cookies cool on sheets to set before removing.


Slightly adapted from Sally's Baking Addiction

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14 comments on “Peanut Butter Oreo Cookies”

  1. I didn’t see any at Target, either. I got some at Stater Bros!

  2. I found mine at Giant here in Maryland, which may be the same as a West Coast store under a different name… good luck! 

  3. Hi Kirbie! The peanut butter you used, are they sweetened or unsweetened? Thanks! 🙂

    • I’m a little confused by your question. I used regular creamy peanut butter–i haven’t seen any sweetened or unsweetened varieties when I shop for peanut butter. I guess it would be the sweetened one?

  4. Apologies for the confusion. I was thinking that natural peanut butter is unsweetened. I’ve come across recipes that calls for peanut butter, but didn’t specify that they used natural ones, so my dough ended up too sweet. 🙁 What brand did you use, btw? Skippy? 🙂

    • I recommend using store bought for these, because the natural peanut butter has a different texture and consistency. I use Jif and Skippy

  5. I got mine at Stater Bros too, but I actually didn’t care for them!   And I love Reese’s!  I’m excited to try your recipe, though – looks yummy!

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