Wednesday, December 10, 2008

amazing peanut butter, chocolate chip, oatmeal cookies

these are my favorite cookies ever. and the best part is that they are so easy to make. it's the only recipe i haven't ever screwed up ('overcooking' one sheet doesn't count.)
i can't remember where i got this recipe, i wish i would have written it on the recipe card! the name of it is Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Rounds, which i don't like, so i will just call them...

the amazing peanut butter, chocolate chip, oatmeal cookies

makes approximately 4 dozen cookies (48)

3/4 cup butter
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cup flour
2 cups rolled oats
1 cup chocolate chips

in a large mixing bowl beat butter and peanut butter with an electric mixer until combined. add sugar and brown sugar, baking power and baking soda . beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl. beat in the eggs and vanilla. stir in flour. stir in oats and chocolate chips. drop by rounded teaspoons on an ungreased cookie sheet. bake at 375 about 10 minutes or until edges are slightly browned. let cool for a couple minutes, then transfer cookies to wire rack and let cool completely. store in an airtight container.

what cookies are you making this holiday season?

1 comment:

@pril G said...

Yum! Peanut butter are my favorite kind of cookie! Last night, my girlfriend came over & she made organic peanut butter cookies with organic chocolate chips. Hey, she works at the healthy grocer, so she gets a big discount! I made pecan balls, shortbread & lemon cookies. Most were given as gifts, but I did sneak a few...