Colonial Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Melissa Etheridge


I don't know why these are called "colonial"--but they're easy and delicious.


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes about 3 dozen
15 Min
10 Min


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1 c
1 c
granulated sugar
1 c
light brown sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
sifted flour
1 tsp
3 c
rolled oats
1/2 lb
salted spanish peanuts

How to Make Colonial Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies


  • 1Cream shortening and add sugar gradually.
  • 2Add vanilla and eggs and beat well.
  • 3Sift flour and soda; add to mixture.
  • 4Add rolled oats and peanuts; mix well.
  • 5Shape dough into small balls and place on lightly greased cookie sheet.
  • 6Bake for 7 minutes at 425.

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