Oatrageous Chocolate Chip Cookies


This may be our new peanut butter cookie – I made half the recipe with chocolate chips and half without for my husband.  I liked them either way. 
I had mini chocolate chips on hand and used them – that spreads them more throughout the cookie.  Don’t be heavy-handed with the flour or oats, they will be too crumbly.  They keep well in the freezer either portioned and unbaked, or baked.   Bake the frozen dough a couple of minutes longer without defrosting first.   
These are quick and easy, and I think everyone will like them.              
Oatrageous Chocolate Chip Cookies             
     1/2    Cup  Butter -- softened
     1/2    Cup  Creamy Peanut Butter  (5 ounces)
     1/2    Cup  Sugar -- 3 1/2 ounces
     1/3    Cup  Packed Brown Sugar -- (2 1/2 ounces)
  1           Large  Egg
     1/2    Teaspoon  Vanilla Extract
  1           Cup  Flour, All-purpose -- 4 1/2 ounces
     1/2    Cup  Quick Cooking Oatmeal – 1 ½ ounces
  1           Teaspoon  Baking Soda
     1/4    Teaspoon  Salt
  6           Ounces  Chocolate Chips -- 1 cup
In large mixing bowl, cream butter, peanut butter and sugars; beat in egg and vanilla.
Combine flour, oats, baking soda and salt.  Add to the creamed mixture and mix well.  Stir in chips.
Drop by rounded teaspoonful’s (I used a size 60 scoop) onto ungreased or parchment lined baking sheet.
Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Yields 3 Dozen with a size 60 scoop
2013 Cost:  $3.06 or 9¢ per cookie.
  "Taste of Home Recipe Card Collection 2002"
Per Serving: 101 Calories; 6g Fat (51.0% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 13mg Cholesterol; 96mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

3 comments:

  1. I recently found your blog, and I think it's fantastic. I try to avoid meat/eggs/dairy, but I love how you capture the essence of living in Iowa and the great recipes you provide. I'm sure I can "veganize" these cookies and they will still taste great! Thank you for sharing.

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  2. Hubby can't get enough of these cookies. Just got the 3rd batch out of the oven. They will be gone by Sunday. Oh, and I helped too!! (eat them, of course) Thanks for posting such a delicious recipe. I like them, as they remind me of "Reese's Peanut Butter Cups". And, since, they are too expensive to buy anymore, these cookies are the best replacement. Enjoy your website. M

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    1. We certainly liked them...my husband especially too.

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