Zach is going on a road trip and needs sustenance! And by sustenance I of course mean cookies!
These are flourless cookies for anyone looking for a recipe that falls within that category. This is another recipe that I’ve had for awhile and so can’t remember where it came from.
1 cup sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup peanut butter (I use chunky peanut butter and then omit the nuts listed below)
1/2 cup butter, softened
4 1/2 cups quick cooking rolled oats
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 cup chocolate chips (or butterscotch, peanut butter or white chocolate chips)
1 cup M & M’s (or Reeses Pieces)
1 cup chopped peanuts (or walnuts or pecans)
1/2 cup raisins (why ruin perfectly good cookies by adding fruit?)
Heat oven to 350. Combine sugars, peanut butter and butter and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time. Add oats and baking soda and mix well. (I actually added an additional 1/2 cup oats here because my dough was too sticky.) Stir in chips, candy, nuts and raisins. (Our preferred combo is chocolate chips and Reeses Pieces.) Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 1/2″ apart onto ungreased cookie sheets (using a cookie scoop works best).
Bake 11 – 14 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool two minutes then remove from sheets.