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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Recipe - soft and chewy in the middle, crispy on the edges, and loaded with oats and creamy peanut butter!!!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 60 cookies
Calories 107kcal
Author Deb Clark


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar plus 1/4 cup to roll dough in (optional
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup peanut butter you can use creamy or crunchy peanut butter


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Using a stand mixer, cream together the sugar and butter.
  • Add the peanut butter, eggs and vanilla - mix again.
  • Add the salt, baking soda and oats, stir to thoroughly combine.
  • Add the reserved sugar to a (separate) small bowl.
  • Using spoons or a small ice cream scoop, scoop out cookie dough, shape into a ball and roll in sugar. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until crispy on the edges, but still soft and chewy in the center. 


These cookies spread, so be sure to leave plenty of room between the cookies when adding them to the baking sheet prior to going in the oven. 


Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 60mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.4mg