Oat-Rageous Chocolate Chip Cookies

Some people like oatmeal cookies. Some like chocolate chip cookies. Yet others prefer peanut butter cookies. This recipe combines all three! The peanut butter in the dough makes them extra rich and delicious.

SECRET INGREDIENT: peanut butter

Some people like oatmeal cookies. Some like chocolate chip cookies. Yet others prefer peanut butter cookies. This recipe combines all three! The peanut butter in the dough makes them extra rich and delicious.

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To keep your cookies from burning, stack two baking sheets together. This creates a layer of insulation that protects the cookies and promotes more even heating.

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[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”15 min” cook_time=”10 min” serves=”” details=”” ]

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=”Makes 3 dozen”]

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  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

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  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it ” time=”25 minutes”]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Preheat the oven to 350°F.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a large bowl, cream the butter or margarine, peanut butter, sugar, and brown sugar. Beat in the egg and vanilla.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a small bowl, combine the flour, oats, baking soda, and salt.

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[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Add the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture and stir until well-combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”5″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned, 10 to 12 minutes.[/step-item]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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