- 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
- 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 forEasy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
"I doubled the recipe and found it to be too crumbly. Added 1/4 cup safflower oil and 1/4 cup agave. Was perfect! ! Thanks for the 'base' as well."
"This recipe makes a good base! I was afraid to make this because the previous reviews mentioned them turning out crumbly. I altered the recipe, and resulted in super SOFT and moist cookies! I added 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, 3 tablespoons of almond milk (any milk will do!) and a teaspoon of vanilla. I baked them for 8 minutes, and was happy with the results!"
"This is what I did:-almost cup of smooth peanut butter (the too sweet kind)-2c quick oats-teaspoon baking powder-half a cup of flour-2 eggs-2/3c brown sugar-3 tbsp olive oil-1 tbsp milk-thumb size bit of ginger chopped into bits about 3 grains of rice size-1 apricot and 6 cherries chopped into chunks about 1/5 of a cherry sizeturned out tasting good. cooked about 9 min. probably should be about 13 min as they were too soft... but maybe thats just the recipe. anyway we were happythanks for the inspiration, especially the other commentators"
"These were good! I doubled the batch, substituted one serving of sugar for wheat germ."
"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."
"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"
"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."
"Boo. These cookies were so incredibly dry--nothing I had ever baked before. Going forward it will need a whole lot of tweaking."