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Monster Cookies

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  • 60 min prep time
  • 1 hr 15 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 48 servings
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Big enough to match any monster's appetite, these oversize oatmeal cookies are packed with raisins, nuts, and chocolate chips.

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1
cup peanut butter
1/2
cup butter, softened
3
eggs
4 1/2
cups quick-cooking rolled oats
2
teaspoons baking soda
1
(6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips
1
cup candy-coated chocolate pieces
1
cup chopped peanuts
1/2
cup raisins

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add oats and baking soda; mix well. Stir in chocolate chips, chocolate pieces, peanuts and raisins.
  • 2 Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 1/2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 11 to 14 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add oats and baking soda; mix well. Stir in chocolate chips, chocolate pieces, peanuts and raisins.
  • 2 Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 1/2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 11 to 14 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets.

Expert Tips

Cookie monsters of all ages love this recipe. Moms like the big batch, perfect for bake sales, scout meetings and parties.

These giant oatmeal cookies are based on quick-cooking rolled oats, not flour. Remember this recipe when it's time to bake for a friend who cannot eat wheat.

Try candy-coated peanut butter candies, dried cherries or cranberries, walnuts or pecans, and butterscotch, peanut butter or white chocolate chips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
185
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
15g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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