- 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1-1/4 cups quick-cooking oats
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- In a small bowl, cream peanut butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg. Add oats and baking soda to creamed mixture; mix well.
- Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets; flatten slightly. Bake at 350° for 6-8 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 dozen.
Reviews for Easy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
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"I used old fashioned oats. And I didn't have baking soda, after much debate over whether or not I was going to run to the store solely for baking soda, I just used baking powder. I also doubled the recipe and the yield is off, it only made 2 dozen. With doubling the recipe, I used half creamy peanut butter and half crunchy peanut butter. I baked them for 7 minutes. PERFECTION!!! These cookies were so delicious that my husband ate over a half dozen before the second tray was done baking. I would definitely recommend these cookies with a few tweaks!"
"I work in a group home for seniors and I am always looking for good tasting and healthy (sort of) ideas for baking with them. We made theses and they loved them. I know a few people had bad luck with these so try baking them for just six minutes as we did. We are going to make them again and add chocolate chips. One resident suggested using this recipe for thumb print cookies and adding strawberry jam."
"I'm really glad I read the comments before popping these in the oven! The dough seemed very dry so I added 1/2 cup of butter and 2 tsp. vanilla. The cookies were still very crumbly, though the flavor is good. Is this recipe missing a couple wet ingredients? Also, the yield was only 14 small cookies, as they didn't expand at all."
"this is a really a terrible recipe. I knew by the batter that they would be a crumbly mess but hoped that they would transform into something better in the oven. It didn't happen. I should have baked it like granola because that it what it turned into, a big pile of OK tasting crumbs."
"Came back here online again, after trying this great quick and easy recipe. A real treat for my dear friend whom has to regulate her diet intake.. Nothing fancy, Love this, Thanks!!"