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Monster Cookies

 Monster Cookies
"This recipe combines several favorite flavors-peanut butter, butterscotch and chocolate-in one big cookie," writes Patricia Schroedl of Jefferson, Wisconsin. "Before baking, I like to press a few extra M&M's on top for added color."
15 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + standing Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup M&M's
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream peanut butter, butter and sugars. Add eggs,
  • one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add baking soda and
  • vanilla. Add oats, M&M's, butterscotch chips and peanuts; let stand
  • for 10 minutes. Stir in flour (the dough will be crumbly).
  • Shape 1/4 cupfuls into balls. Place on greased baking sheets, about
  • nine cookies on each sheet. Gently flatten cookies. Bake at 325°
  • for 15-18 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire
  • racks. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 636 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 30 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 392 mg sodium, 81 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 14 g protein.