Colossal Cookies

These oatmeal cookies are unbelievably good.  They’re basically a “healthy” peanut butter cup – at least that’s what I keep telling myself.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 cups Quaker quick oats
  • 1  1/4  tsp baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup peanut butter (smooth or chunky, whichever you prefer)
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

HOW TO MAKE IT

  • Using a mixer, cream the margarine or butter and sugars
  • Add the eggs and vanilla; and then the peanut butter
  • In a separate bowl, combine the oats and baking soda – then add them to the mixing bowl
  • Fold in the chocolate chips
  • Form 1/4 cup of the cookie dough into round dough balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet 4 inches apart (this will make a fairly large cookie, if you desire smaller cookies only use a spoonful of dough and place 2 inches apart)
  • Flatten the dough balls a bit with your fingertips
  • Bake at 350°F for 10-12 mins