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Peanut Butter Oat Rounds Recipe

Ann Pretty of St. Albert, Alberta is glad to share her family recipe. "These irresistible peanut butter cookies are wonderful with a glass of milk," she notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep:/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:39 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, cream shortening, peanut butter and sugars. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  • 2. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 3 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 6-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 160 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 115 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.