Recipe By S. Hynek
Published Aug 7th
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 6 dozen Calories 240

These cookies contain peanut butter and oatmeal.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups shortening
  • 1 ½ cups peanut butter
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick cooking oats
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. 2 In a mixing bowl, cream the shortening and peanut butter. Add the brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla; mix well.
  3. 3 Combine oats, flour, baking soda, and salt; add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  4. 4 Drop by the rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheet. Flatten with fork. Bake for 12 minutes or until done.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 240
  • Carbohydrate 23.6 g
  • Cholesterol 15.5 mg
  • Fat 14.9 g
  • Fiber 2.1 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5 g
  • Sodium 193.9 mg
  • Sugar 13 g


  1. Followed the recipe to a T cookies tasted like garbage. Not sweet at all like eating a cookie with no flavor. Meh
  2. I'm 12 years old and this recipe was delicious and was easy to make! I loved it and so did my family. Thank you so much!
  3. I followed the recipe exactly only added a teaspoon of cinnamon and a cup chocolate chips. They won't eat anything in my house without chocolate in it. My cookies were not crumbly and dry at all they were chewy and moist. I did use a reduced fat peanut butter I don't know if that had - Read more ...
  4. These were delicious. I did use canola oil instead of shortening. But the peanut butter flavor did overpower the oatmeal flavor a tad so next time I will use half as much peanut butter.
  5. Excellent. No wheat flour after taste. I substituted a half cup applesauce for shortening added a cup of chopped nuts and a couple handfuls of raisins. After the first panful I added a third of a cup of sugar to the rest which made the rest much better. Will make again.
  6. These cookies were soooooo good! I only put 1 cup of butter and I only had 1 cup of peanut butter so I added 1/4 cup olive oil to the recipe. I also added 2 handfuls of chocolate chips. Those are the only changes I made and they turned out fantastic. My whole family loves - Read more ...
  7. Fairly healthy and tasty cookies. Not too sweet. Makes large batch and the cookies freeze well. Good with milk or coffee. Could be more peanutbuttery.
  8. This is a great recipe. When I made it I used honey roasted peanut butter and added semi-sweet chocolate chips (3 cups with the original recipe). If you add the chocolate chips be sure to reduce the brown sugar by 1/4 cup. Otherwise you will have some really sweet cookies! NOTE: If you reduce the - Read more ...
  9. My family loved these cookies. I use butter in cookies instead of shortening and also added raisins. I have a request to always have these baked and handy!

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