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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Makes

6 dozen

My husband loves homemade treats, and these easy peanut butter oatmeal cookies are probably his favorite. The wheat flour and oats give these cookies a distinctive flavor.
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a bowl, cream shortening and peanut butter. Add brown sugar, eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. Bake until done, 12-15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 238 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 196mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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