Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Best Ever Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies!!!

I've been searching for a yummy cookie recipe with my 3 favorite ingredients. I found the recipe at Kraft Foods, but I have altered it and made it even better and one that my family just loves. The 3 favorite ingredients are peanut butter, oatmeal, and chocolate chips. It is wonderful that they are all combined in this one cookie. This is my no-fail cookie. They really are fabulous! They are soft, chewy and melt in your mouth on a hot summer day! These cookies are always made when we have new neighbors to welcome and we always get great reviews. They are gobbled up so quickly at my house. Hope you gobble them up too!

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 cup butter (2 sticks-softened)

1 cup white sugar

1 cup brown sugar (packed)

1/2 cup peanut butter

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

2 cups flour

2 cups quick-cooking oats

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1 pkg milk chocolate chips

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream together butter and sugars. Add peanut butter, egg and vanilla. Add flour, oats, soda, powder and salt and stir while it sits on top of the wet ingredients, just until mixed together. (I don't like using a lot of bowls, so I find this fulfills the purpose well enough.) Mix together both the wet and dry ingredients and add chocolate chips. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. (I have a super oven and they were done after 8 mintues of cooking. If you have a super oven also, check at 8 minutes.) Cool for 1 minute; remove from baking sheets to wire racks. Cool completely. Makes 5 dozen.

5 comments:

Rachel said...

These look so yummy. I'm going to get the stuff to make them today!

Jenny said...

I am such a sucker for any Peanut Butter Cookie, so these will be on my list to make for sure!

Love the blue star plate, I'd like one to plate my cookies this weekend! Happy 4th!

Brandy & Josh said...

This is one of our favorite recipes. We got it last summer off of kraft foods. Other than decreasing the oatmeal, did you change anything else?

Sara said...

In answer to the question from brandy & josh, I doubled the kraft recipe. I put less vanilla because I use milk choc chips rather than the semi-sweet baker's chocolate. Everything else is pretty much the same...I just do my own way of assembling them. thanks for visiting our blog!

Prudy said...

I'd love these-I'm crazy about oatmeal in any cookie. It makes them so hearty, and I like a cookie to snack on rather than a rich dessert cookie. I'm adding this to my cookie list-we always bake cookies after church on Sunday. I want my kids to LOVE Sundays, so I save cookie baking for that day.