May Baking Challenge

Announcing the official recipe for the May Baking Challenge! All of the details and rules for how to participate in the challenge for a chance to win the PRIZES are detailed below.

Today I’m announcing the recipe for the May Baking Challenge!

Your April Lemon Cupcakes were SO beautiful and cheery.

I’ll be randomly drawing and notifying the winners soon, so stay tuned for a recap post on that challenge soon. And keep an eye on your email inbox if you entered!

This next challenge recipe is a recipe is one that I could eat just about every day. It combines two of my FAVORITE flavors.

The May recipe is…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies!!

These cookies are big, thick, chewy, and soft and loaded with peanut butter and chocolate flavor. They are outrageously good! No stand mixer required but they’re just as good as any cookie from a professional bakery.

Here’s a quick video showing how to make the cookies:

Here’s how to participate in this challenge:

(Read completely!)

Step 1: Make a batch of Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Step 2: Take a photo of your cookies and share it before May 31st 11:59pm MST.

Here’s how to share your photo:

Click here to access the challenge landing page. This is where you can get all the latest details, enter the challenge, and see other entries.

Click the button that says “SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY” – this will pop up a little widget where you can submit your photo:

  • You can select your entry photo from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, OR upload directly from your computer, tablet, or smart phone.

You MUST submit your photo using the entry widget. If you simply upload to social media without directly submitting your photo through this widget, your entry will *not* be counted.

There’s also an optional bonus entry! If you head to the recipe post and leave a comment with a star recipe rating, it doubles your chances of winning. Be sure to use the same name and email address in your comment as you enter with so I can confirm your bonus entry.


Every person who submits a photo following those directions will be entered into a random giveaway to win one of TWO $75 digital gift cards.

The winners will be selected randomly; so don’t worry about taking a perfect picture. Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience – that’s hundreds of thousands of people! I will email the winners. Winners must reply within 2 business days or a new winner will be chosen.

Anyone who shops at Amazon across the world is eligible for the prize. I will purchase the gift card through your country’s Amazon webpage using the current market exchange rate from U.S. dollars.

Official Terms & Conditions are listed in the entry widget.

So what do you think? Are you up for the challenge? I can’t wait to see your cookies 🙂

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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2 Responses to “May Baking Challenge”

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    Patricia Ladouceur — May 4, 2019 at 8:27 am

    I made these cookies this morning… yum, the best peanut butter cookies ever. Thank-you for sharing. I’m obsessed with your recipes, and love your website. It all started when I pinned the ultimate cookie guide… I’ve been baking your recipes ever since.

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    Tarran Richers — May 5, 2019 at 1:44 pm

    I just made these cookies and they are to die for! My husband hasn’t left the kitchen since they started coming out of the oven! Will definitely make again and again!

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