Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

peanut butter oatmeal cookieThis cookie is a great example of a simple, yet delicious cookie. There aren’t any fancy ingredients, but it’s hearty and satisfying without being too sweet.  Even better is the fact that the cookies were mixed up and baked in 30 min. Recipe and photo courtesy of

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 egg, plus 1 yolk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup oats (I used old-fashioned)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 325. Line cookie sheets with Silpat or parchment. Cream together butter and sugars for about 2 minutes. Add peanut butter and stir. Add egg, yolk, and vanilla. Combine flour, oats, and baking soda. Slowly mix into the wet ingredients. Add the chocolate chips and mix. Scoop onto the cookie sheets and bake for 10-12 minutes.