Saturday, January 19, 2008

Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

We have always planned to share some of our favorite goodies on the blog and with our guests encouragement, we decided our Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies would be a great place to start. Let's be honest, with peanut butter, oatmeal, and chocolate chips how could it be anything other than delicious

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups margarine or butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups of brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups crunchy peanut butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


Directions
  1. Cream together margarine, sugars, and peanut butter with mixer
  2. Add vanilla and eggs, and beat well
  3. Add flour, baking soda, salt, and oatmeal, and mix well by hand
  4. Add choclate chips
  5. Chill for two hours
  6. Preheat oven to 375 F
  7. Form dough into walnut sized balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets
  8. Bake at 375 F for 10-12 minutes. Do not overbake.


Notes: Use a light touch while working with this dough...do not overbeat. Yields six dozen.

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