Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Peanut Cookies

Connie Kiers

By
@conniekiers

You can also just make them plain oatmeal, oatmeal chocolate chip or oatmeal butterscotch chip

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
makes 5 - 6 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter flavor shortening
1 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
1 c
white sugar
2
large eggs
2 tsp
real vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
water
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
3 c
quick cooking oats
1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c
peanuts, salted and without skins

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
2In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars till light and fluffy (around 7 minutes)
3Add eggs, vanilla extract and water. Beat well
4Combine flour, soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture and mix well (about 2 minutes)
5Add oats and mix well
6Stir in chocolate chips and peanuts (you can chop them if you like)
7Drop by rounded teaspoons onto parchment lined cookie sheets, leaving about 2 inches between each (I usually get a dozen on a standard sized sheet). Flatten with a dampened fork.
8Bake @ 350 degrees for 10 - 12 minutes, rotating the pan @ the 8 minute mark, or till golden brown.
9Remove from oven. Cool for a couple of minutes and then remove to a wire rack and cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian