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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

I store balls of this cookie dough in the freezer, so yummy and wholesome home-baked cookies are just minutes away. And, they're great warm from the oven. —Sandra Castillo, Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + freezing Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    about 3-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter chips or Reese's pieces

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in raisins and candy. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Cover and freeze.
  • Transfer frozen cookie dough balls to a large resealable plastic freezer bag. May be frozen for up to 3 months.
  • To use frozen cookie dough: Place dough balls 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 348 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 208mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
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  • SJS9
    May 9, 2017

    Dough was very hard to work with. Cookies came out way too crispy. I made them to send to one of my sons. I hesitate even mailing them out. SJS9

  • spikeman
    Dec 19, 2016

    Dough not easy to work with. I wanted to use right away. I would recommend adding peanut butter also. Cookies kind of dry.

  • Randsauder
    Mar 30, 2010

    I added some peanut butter and baked them immediately. They are delicious!

  • mark123
    Sep 6, 2009

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  • lurky27
    May 11, 2009

    Yummy! I made them for a party and everyone raved about them. FYI ~ If you do not want to freeze the dough, bake each batch at 350 for 11 minutes.~ Theresa

  • just katie
    Apr 22, 2009

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