Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Peanut Cookies

Connie Kiers


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

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makes 5 - 6 dozen
20 Min
10 Min


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

How to Make Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Peanut Cookies


  • 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.

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About Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Peanut Cookies

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

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