Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies


  • 3⁄4cup flour
  • 1⁄8teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄8teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄2teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄3cup sugar
  • 1cup instant oats
  • 1⁄3cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1⁄2cup peanut butter chips
  • 1cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (to be added by the recipient)

  • 1⁄2cup butter, softened
  • 1egg
  • 1teaspoon vanilla extract


Creating the Gift in a Jar:

Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.

Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, oatmeal, brown sugar, peanut butter chips and then chocolate chips – make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.

Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.


Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 1/2 cup butter, softened, 1 egg and 1 tsp vanilla extract.

Cookie Instructions:

Preheat oven to 375.

In a large bowl, blend the butter, egg and vanilla extract.

Add the contents of the jar, and stir until well mixed.

Drop the dough by heaping teaspoonful onto an ungreased baking sheet, spacing the cookies about 2 inches apart.

Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges are, light brown in color.

Allow cooling for 2 minutes on the baking sheet, then transfer to wire racks and cool completely.

Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.


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