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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

My husband loves homemade cookies, and these are probably his favorites. The wheat flour and oats give these cookies a distinctive flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, cream shortening and peanut butter. Add brown sugar, eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until done. Yield: 6 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 238 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 196 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.