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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I like chewy cookies.  I like oatmeal.  I also like peanut butter.  AND I even like raisins!  Some people don't like any of these foods mentioned above (how can you NOT like cookies?!...I mean really!).  Some people only like one of said foods from above and well, some people don't like the combination of oatmeal, peanut butter and raisins put together.  And that's just fine.  But, if you are into having a chewy and healthy cookie that fills you up and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner than this cookie recipe is for you.  Yes, YOU!

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
(recipe slightly adapted from Heather on Tasty Kitchen)


1 stick unsalted butter, softened

1 cup sugar

1 cup brown sugar, packed

3 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

1 1/2 cup peanut butter (I used smooth)

4 cups oatmeal

1 cup raisins


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Cream together softened butter and sugars.  Add in eggs and vanilla extract - mix until well combined.

3. Add in remaining ingredients to the butter/sugar/egg/vanilla extract mixture.

4. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or Silpat.  Scoop out cookie dough with desired size scoop (I used a small and medium scoop from Pampered Chef).

5. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until cookies are done.  Allow cookies to sit on cookie sheets for a couple of minutes before removing.

Store in an air-tight container with a nice piece of soft bread (which helps the cookies stay soft and chewy).


Happy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Baking!


  1. these look amazing! I love all those ingredients! You said in the directions you used both scoops, was that to make one big one combined, or did you use two scoops to make two sizes? thanks for sharing,can't wait to make em!

  2. I love all those ingredients too! And I love any cookie I can eat for breakfast! :o)

  3. Oh WOW!! I love chewy cookies and these have all my favorite ingredients. YUM!!

  4. I'm with you, I love all of the above:)

  5. Your cookies looks wonderful! A jar of this would disappear in no time at all!

  6. These are just perfect, great flavor combo! I can see myself have a handful for a Saturday breakfast with a big cup of coffee, yum.

  7. I've never thought of peanut butter in an oatmeal raisin cookie, but it sure sounds like a winner to me!

  8. You know I love me some oatmeal raisin cookies. But to add peanut butter??? Be still my heart!!

  9. I'm all for making cookies that can be eaten for breakfast! Ilove a good oatmeal raisin cookie,but never thought of adding PB to it.

  10. I love PB oatmeal cookies. I usually add chocolate chips, but raisins sound like a good idea to me.



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