Heather's StoryThese cookies are a big hit. You can make these cookies holiday appropriate by using various colors of m&ms.
In order to make gluten-free be sure to use gluten-free labeled rolled oats.
1 1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 1/4 c
creamy peanut butter
4 1/4 c
old fashioned rolled oat
sweetened flaked coconut
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1Preheat oven to 325 degrees
2Mix the ingredients together in the order listed, but reserve half of the m&ms.
3Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls or use a medium scoop onto parchment lined cookie sheets.
4Flatten slightly with a fork. Press a few reserved m&ms into the top of the cookies that have no m&ms showing.
5Bake for 10-12 minutes, until barely golden brown around the edges. These cookies are best slightly underdone.
6Let cool on cookie sheet for 5 min. before transferring to a cooling rack.