Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
  • 1cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2tsp baking powder
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/2cup unsalted butter(at room temperature, 1/2 cup = 1 stick)
  • 3/4cup light brown sugarpacked
  • 1/2cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1large egg
  • 2tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1cup old fashioned oats
  • 1cup semi-sweet chocolate chips(I use the Enjoy Life brand)
  1. Preheat oven to 350*F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together the butter, sugar, and peanut butter for about 5 minutes. Add the egg and vanilla and beat until combined. Gently stir in the flour mixture.
  4. Fold the oats and chocolate chips into your dough.
  5. Using a tablespoon, scoop the dough into balls and drop them 2 inches apart on your prepared cookie sheet.
  6. Baking for 12-13 minutes until the edges are golden brown. Remove from the cookie sheets and let rest on wire racks.
Recipe Notes

You can use an electric mixer to beat together the butter, sugar, and peanut butter however I like to use my beloved wooden spoon. It’s a great way to work those muscles!