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Outrageous Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter

Outrageous Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies are made with peanut butter, oats and chocolate chips (or peanut butter chips, if you prefer).
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 24
Author Cookie Madness

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar 100 grams
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 70 grams
  • 4 oz 1 stick unsalted butter (114 grams)
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter mainstream sugar added type**
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour 4.5 oz/125 grams
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt use ¼ if using salted butter
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips or peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cream both sugars and butter. Beat in peanut butter, vanilla and egg.
  • Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Add to batter and stir until incorporated. Stir in oats and chips.
  • Drop by tablespoons on to lightly greased (or parchment lined) cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Let sit on cookie sheet for about 3 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.

Notes

I've played around with the size of these cookies over the years and have settled on slightly rounded tablespoons or cookies that are a little over an 1 oz each. I always get at least 24 cookies. Using European style butter results in a slightly thicker cookie, and not greasing the pan also inhibits spreading. I use parchment or foil -- never spray or grease.