Almond Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Von Schroeder

By
@totodesigns

This started out as a peanut butter cookie, but I have several people in my family with peanut allergies. The almond butter makes for a very light cookie and can be commonly found in most grocery stores with a natural food section.


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Serves:

4-5 Dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
almond butter
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt

CREAM TOGETHER THE ABOVE INGREDIENTS FIRST

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
rolled oats
1 c
chocolate chips
1 c
almonds, sliced or slivered

PECANS OR MACADAMIA NUTS ARE A DELICIOUS VARIATION AND WORK WELL WITH THE LIGHT TASTE OF THE ALMOND BUTTER.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream together the first 8 ingredients. It may seem ususual to add the baking soda and salt during this step, but it helps to distribute both evenly.
2
Stir in the rest of the ingredients, mixing well.
3
Drop by teaspoonfuls on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes or until golden brown. Enjoy light and crunchy cookies after they have cooled, or store in an airtight container for a softer cookie.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy