Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Cookies

Who doesn’t like peanut butter cookies? I think, unless you are allergic, pretty much no one right?

So here you have it. I just started making cookies since we are in December, after all it is cookie month right? I don’t know how many different cookies I will be making because to be honest there are way to many other things that I would like to bake as well. I figured I will try to post at least a couple more, will see how it goes.

These cookies remind me a little bit of this ones that I used to eat when I used to live in England, it brings back some memories. There its where I really started baking and where my baking obsession really took form :-) I really loved my time in England, I miss it. Maybe I will visit some day with my family, heck my sister lives there on and off…….

Anyhow, I hope you like these because they sure are perfect with a glass of milk.

Enjoy!

Make sure you really pay attention to them. They need no more than 8-9 minutes max. I baked mine for 10 and kind of got toasted a bit too much for my taste so watch out for yours.

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Peanut butter and oatmeal cookies

Miryam's original recipe

Ingredients:

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup sugar
4 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup olive oil
3/4 cup chunky peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour
3/4 cup old fashion oats
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F. In a bowl combine sugar and butter and beat until fluffy. Add vanilla, eggs, and peanut butter and blend well.

Add remaining ingredients. Drop teaspoons of dough 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper. With a fork dipped in sugar flatten balls in crisscross pattern.

Bake for 6-8 minutes. Removed cookies from cookie sheet immediately after being done.

 


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17 comments

  1. Friend, do you believe I’ve never made granolas before? What a type of food blogger I am?!! I love yours especially it looks so easy to make and looks very flavourful too ;-)
    ps: I love that you aded all these tutorial photos. It helps a lot! Have a lovely Sunday! 

  2. Homemade granola is the BEST, isn’t it? I must make a batch soon. This looks fantastic!

  3. I will pick up ingredients this week :-)

  4. I love making my own granola but have never made this version before. I’m sure it would be a huge hit in my family and as gifts to friends. I’m curious though instead of pouring it into a bowl after the first 30 minutes and then redistributing it onto sheet pans to bake again, couldn’t you just mix each sheet pan with a spatula and then continue baking? That’s what I do with my granola, although I’m sure each recipe differs.

    • You totally could but bc my baking pans are so full with it stirring it will make a mess since a lot of it would overflow as I stir. It is easier for me to just place it all back into the big bowl and then distribute it back again in the baking pans :-) Thanks for stopping by.

  5. This is fantastic!  I could eat granola every day and this one will be my most fun fall granola!

  6. Oh yum. I do love a healthy breakfast, but the chocolate flavour definitely helps too ;)

  7. I so love the pumpkin and chocolate flavor combo, and I love even more that you used it in a healthy granola! :)

  8. You know what else granola is amazing for- Air travel. I made a batch for a present for my friend and um…ate it throughout the whole flight. BUT. The flight was 24 hours. :) This looks amazing, Miryam! 

  9. What a yummy treat! I’ve never made granola, but this recipe is making me want to give it a try! 

  10. WOW! This looks super delicious. I love making homemade granola but haven’t found a way to work pumpkin into it yet until now!

  11. So loving this recipe! I love granola, and have only made it once – a long time ago. It didn’t turn out well! Cannot wait to make this! Nice!

  12. I need this in my life!  Sharing!

  13. I would need to hide this granola away in my secret stash!

  14. What a wonderful way to have pumpkin! Looks awesome. Like you, I would eat this with Greek yogurt too.

  15. Home made granola is the best and I am definitely going to be making this.  Your recipes are always so healthy and good.  I just made a batch of pumpkin puree, definitely will make it.

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