Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cups

You know you want some of these. Lucky for you, these chocolate peanut butter cookie dough cups are super easy to make. To add to how effortless this is, the recipe is also a no-bake one. And that’s a good thing during those hot summer days, especially for someone like me who does not profess to be a baker!

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cups via Real Food by Dad

Between the pool and all the other summer activities with the boys, there’s not much time for complicated recipes. Which is the exact reason that I pressed these into little liners rather than rolling them in a ball for a more traditional cookie dough truffle shape.

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cups


You can short cut this further by pressing them into one large pan and cutting them up, but Naomi convinced me they would be more “individualized” in the liners. What that means, I’m not totally sureβ€”other than, that’s her way of saying “cute”. Smart of her since she knows I don’t do cute food, but even smarter of me to nod my head in agreement and enlist her help to assemble all 30 of them since she persuaded me.  Ha!

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cups by Real Food by Dad

Sadly, at the end of it she couldn’t even have one, since there’s peanut butter in them. The rest of us here loved them, but what’s not to loveβ€”peanut butter, crushed peanut butter sandwich cookies and chopped Dove Silky Smooth Dark Chocolate mixed into an edible cookie dough. And since the recipe yields a huge batch, and more than we could eat, our neighbors had some too. Thankfully, they are still answering the door when we come knocking with plates of food or desserts.


I keep thinking one day, that welcoming smile will be replaced with a “No, thank you”.  At which point I’m going to need another source of happy mouths to feed. Any takers?

Disclaimer: Compensation was provided by DOVE Dark Chocolate via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of DOVE or MomTrends.

Yield: 30

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cups via Real Food by Dad


  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup crushed peanut butter sandwich cookies
  • 1/2 cup Dove Chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 3/4 cup Dove Silky Smooth Dark Chocolate, melted


  1. Preparation: Line mini muffin pan with liners; set aside. In a stand mixer bowl, fitted with a paddle attachment, cream the peanut butter and brown sugar until well blended. Add in vanilla extract, crushed peanut butter sandwich cookies (reserving 2 tablespoons for finishing) and Dove chocolate and mix to combine. Gradually add in the flour, alternating with the milk, mix well after each addition
  2. Evenly divide dough among liners and press to flatten tops. Evenly pour melted chocolate over each peanut butter cookie dough cup. Transfer to refrigerator to set chocolate.

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