Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Peanut Butter And Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Melt in the mouth goodness is what these cookies are. Though I am not a very big fan of peanut butter but I cherished these cookies till the last bite...even reached for second helping...some scrumptious bites they were. The cookies were not overtly sweet. Had a great time making these with my daughter who was very enthusiastic to help me in dropping the dough.

The original recipe here called for 1 egg but I conveniently replaced that with flaxseed...also used only 1/2 cup of chocolate chips as otherwise 1 cup mentioned in the recipe. I used an ice cream scooper to drop the dough so got big sized cookies. Without further ado let me come straight to the recipe.

Ingredients: (Yields 16 big cookies)

All Purpose Flour- 1 Cup
Salt- 1/4 tsp
Baking Soda- 1 tsp
Oats- 1/2 Cup
Unsalted Butter- 1/2 Cup (At room temperature)
Creamy Peanut Butter- 1/2 Cup
Granulated Sugar- 1/2 Cup
Light Brown Sugar- 1/3 Cup
Vanilla Extract- 1/2 tsp
Chocolate Chips- 1/2 Cup
Ground Flaxseed- 1 tbsp

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Sift together APF, Salt and Soda together and set aside.
  • In small mixer jar add ground flaxseed along with 3 tablespoons of water and run for some time till the liquid gets frothy. Set aside.
  • Using hand mixer cream together butter, peanut butter, both sugars and vanilla extract at medium speed for about 3 minutes.
  • Add in flaxseed liquid and keep beating.
  • Add in the flour mixture, oats and chocolate chips and beat till just combined.
  • Using an ice cream scooper drop the dough onto the prepared baking sheet about 2.5 inches apart.
  • Though the original recipe calls about 10 minutes baking time but it took 22 minutes in my oven to get the cookies golden.
  • Cool completely in the baking sheet and then store in airtight container.

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  1. Lovely cookies there! So awesome and lovely! Slurp!

  2. Wat a yummy n healthy cookies for kids....looks so perfectly baked n it looks like store bought...so perfect raji...

  3. Cookies looks scrumptious and very addictive..simply fabulous..

  4. Crispy and yummy cookies..perfectly baked

  5. These look fantastic, a sure treat for peanut butter lovers.

  6. Raji, Lovely cookies, the kind that will be polished off in a heartbeat! = SUPER YUM :)

  7. It looks lovely!! I want one :)

  8. Lovely cookies..great recipe!!

  9. beautiful and simple..nice cookies..

  10. Wonderful presentation, tempting n looks fabulous..

  11. 2 of those cookies + a tall glass of cold milk sounds AWESOME right now :) They came out perfect.
    Thanks a lot for linking to bookmarked event :)
    US Masala

  12. Great cookies, they look perfect!


  13. these cookies looks awesome..bookmarked

  14. Cookies look absolutely yummy!!! Moreover they are eggless!!

  15. Gorgeous clicks...Looks very delicious and perfect pick-me-ups

  16. Hey u have a nice space and interesting recipes. Glad to follow u :-) Do drop by mine whenever u have time!


  17. you have a beautiful blog Raji. love this cookie recipe. looks so crunchy.

  18. Delicious cookies,luks so perfect...

  19. Peanut Butter And Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies you prepared with oat meal as main ingredient is quiet a useful recipe which is a recipe with good nutrients.Children will like this recipe very much.I liked it.I shall try this at home.

  20. These look like really tasty cookies! So glad it could let you and your daughter have time in the kitchen together! =)

  21. delicious looking and perfectly baked :)

  22. These look great. I love the addition of flax seed for health benefits. Thanks for sharing!

  23. Raji they have come out super good! lovely bakes

  24. cookies seem delicious and tasty!

  25. Looks so crisp,loved the recipe :)

  26. Hi.. from SPAIN VIGO .. I love to learn recipes from other countries .. I site and invite you to share my recipes and blog ... greetings MARIMI

  27. Lovely texture on the cookies.Looking delicious.

  28. Looks delicious! I love peanutbutter cookies. Yummy!
    Please do come by my blog and would appreciate if you could follow back - I hope you will find some recipes that you find interesting on my blog... I will be here to check out more baking :)

  29. Lovely Cookies, great blog..Happy to follow you..
    Prathima Shivraj

  30. Oh, I so want some of those cookies! Thanks for sharing I may have to make them this weekend.


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