Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love old family recipes.  I also love cookies.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

My mom makes some pretty fantastic oatmeal cookies.  They are my grandmother’s recipe, handed down on a butter stained note card, and they are lovely.  Crisp throughout with a hint of cinnamon and a lovely nubby texture makes them instantly craveable.  They are mom’s go-to cookie and the most frequent dessert offering at her house.  In fact, there is almost always a batch of them in the cookie jar.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I used the recipe for the crisp oatmeal cookies as the base for these cookies.  I was looking for a peanut butter oatmeal cookie with a little crunch.   I had some extra chocolate chips and decided their addition would not go amiss.  The result is a crisp cookie with the right balance of oats, peanut butter, and chocolate.  They keep for up to five days in a sealed container on the counter making them perfect for your cookie jar!

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies     Yield 5 dozen

1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup white sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups quick cooking oats
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Heat the oven to 375F and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

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In the bowl of a stand mixer, using the paddle attachment, cream the butter and both the sugars on medium-low speed until well mixed but not light and fluffy.  Add the peanut butter and mix until well blended.  Add the egg and vanilla and mix until well combined.

In a medium bowl combine the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon.  Whisk until well combined.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Add the dry ingredients to the bowl of the mixer and, on low speed, mix until most of the dry ingredients are combined.  Add the oats and chips and mix them in on low speed, or by hand.

Scoop the cookies on to the prepared pan by rounded tablespoons.  Bake for 9-12 minutes, or until the cookies are lightly browned and puffed.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cool on the pan for 3 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies


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Author: Kelly

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  • YUM! Pretty much my most favorite cookie ever with every flavor that I love!

  • Mmmm! This cookie has it ALL!

  • What a delicious combination! Yum is right!

  • Looks very yummy, something my entire family might enjoy.

  • Those cookies look fantastic! What beautiful pictures! Sounds like the perfect cookie with a bit of everything delicous in them, can’t wait to make them =)

  • OH! And I bet they’re soft and chewy and delicious and and and…..I’d need at least 5 for starters.

  • These cookies are gorgeous. I love any recipe that features the best of all cookies! I want one with my lunch. Yum.

  • wow! these look so moist and tasty. oatmeal gives cookies such a nice texture and the flavor combination of chocolate and peanut butter is more or less unbeatable. i’m going to have to add these to our cookie repertoire 🙂

  • Oh, I couldn’t wait for you to post this recipe! I just may have to make them tonight. They sound (and look) delicious!!

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  • most of my favorite things in one cookie… nice

  • AMAZING – this is like my 3 favorite cookies rolled into one. Can’t wait to try this recipe for myself. It’s a definite keeper.

  • Three things I love in a cookie. Oatmeal, PB and chocolate. I’m hoping you’ve got some left. Perfect snack or dessert.

  • Wow, I don’t know how I’ve never come across your blog before, I love it! Your photos are beautiful and have bookmarked for regularly reading 🙂

    Hungry Jenny x

  • The perfect cookie, I say! Thanks for sharing.

  • I love cooking from a hand written recipe. It brings an extra sense of warmth.

  • i think kids will fall in love with this cookies cant wait to try this resipe

  • These just got a “oooo…those look so good!” from my son! 😉

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  • Oh my, you are tempting my sweet tooth. These sound so good. Must…resist…

  • Wow, I seriously need these! Why have I never thought of crossing two of my favorite cookies?! Genius!

  • They look stupendously sublime; thank you for sharing! 🙂

  • Sinful. Thanks!

  • Some people like the soft chewy oatmeal cookies, but I’m not one of them. Crispy oatmeal are the way to go; nice to know we’re on the same team.

  • Wow, I stumbled onto your site looking for an oatmeal cookie recipe-and wow did I fall into the right one. I am going to try this recipe this weekend. Thanks!

  • I made these and they are great! I love how they taste. I would like mine to spread out more. They didn’t turn out as flat as yours even though I followed the recipe exactly.

    What do you suggest?

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  • I just made these today, and they are fantastic! I will definitely be linking to this on my blog. Thanks for a great recipe! Looking forward to checking out more of your blog 😉

  • diana gonzalez

    i made these cookies ,doubled the recipe and they are all gone!! getting started on another double batch!

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