17 October 2011

monster cookies.

thanks to some prodding from shawn, i went on a hunt. for monster cookies (i had never baked them before!). i came across this recipe, made it for the fam. got rave reviews. super easy to make, super yummy to eat.
Monster Cookies from Everyday Home Cook

1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 cups peanut butter
4 1/2 cups oats (quick cooking or old-fashioned)
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup M&M’s

Preheat oven to 350. 
Beat together butter and sugars. 
Add eggs, vanilla extract, and baking soda, and mix well. 
Mix in peanut butter until well-blended. 
Add oats and stir until combined.
Mix in chocolate chips and M&M’s.
Drop cookies by ice cream scoopful (or normal sized) about 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet. 
Bake in preheated 350 degree F oven for 15 to 20 minutes. 
Let cookies cool on baking sheets before moving to wire racks. 
Makes 2 dozen “monster” cookies, or 4 to 5 dozen regular-sized cookies


Andrea said...

i love the colors of this picture!

John and Teresa said...

these were amazing! my nieces came over and i reluctantly shared them. thanks again for everything!