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Easy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
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Easy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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These Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies are great with a glass of cold milk! With their peanutty flavor, these scrumptious cookies hit the spot. Plus, they couldn't be easier to make! —Marilyn Blankschien, Clintonville, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1-1/4 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie: 67 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
Originally published as Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies in Simple & Delicious January/February 2010, p17


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Milagros User ID: 9128299 264245
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2017

"These were good! I doubled the batch, substituted one serving of sugar for wheat germ."

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Taylor User ID: 9081447 261393
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2017

"Very yummy, only reason why it's not a one star! Great taste for some nice CRUMBLES. Which is all this turned into. Luckily I read the comments before making these and added things to make them less dry. Good recipe but like I said very crumbly."

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Jody User ID: 9052392 260262
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2017

"I have made these multiple times. I always add a 1/2 c of unsweetened apple sauce. I've also added well drained crushed pineapple or chunks and unsweetened coconut shreds, apple chunks and cinnamon, made a depression in the top and filled it with jam/jelly's, and dried fruit bits with potato chip pieces. They always come out wonderfully for me"

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Rob User ID: 8987315 258413
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2016

"I made them and they tasted great! I added chocolate chips! I will double the recipe next time and add walnuts too. As it is, they made 1 dozen, palm sized cookies. The only way this could've made two dozen would be to make them very tiny, like silver dollar size."

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schris56 User ID: 8945805 254920
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2016

"Boo. These cookies were so incredibly dry--nothing I had ever baked before. Going forward it will need a whole lot of tweaking."

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Tofudy User ID: 8925061 253579
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2016

"I used creamy peanut butter, quick oats, a little box of raisins, 1/2 tsp of vanilla and 1 tsp of honey, everything the same. I did double the recipe including what I added extra, not the raisins though. They were good, husband loved them and I will try other things that I have read in the comments next time. Over all, it is a simple recipe that tasted good and can be adjusted to what you like."

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BamaCountryGurl User ID: 8918962 253004
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2016

"I added 3 tablespoons of milk and 2 tablespoons of butter moved oats to 1 1/2 cups oats and it does great!"

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cghpnd1 User ID: 8800389 245249
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2016

"I tried 3 times. Following the recipe exactly. The batter was falling apart. I thought that the crumbling wouldn't a problem. The finished product looks like crushed up granola. The taste is ok. Not a cookie for sure."

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Derbygail User ID: 8785439 244530
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2016

"I added a tbsp of oil to the recipe and used creamy peanut butter. They came out great. Nothing like homemade cookies! Best of all no flour or butter! Will make these often."

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sara042090 User ID: 8614930 237236
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2015

"I added a handful of chocolate chips and left them round and they came out wonderful. More like chewy peanut ball. My toddler loved them as well."

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