Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats

Instructions

  • In a large bowl beat together the butter, sugars, and peanut butter until fluffy. 
  • Mix in the egg and vanilla. 
  • With the mixer on low speed, carefully beat in the flour, baking soda and salt. Then mix in the oats. 
  • If baking the cookies immediately: Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. Form the dough into balls about 1 – 1.5 tablespoons in size. 
  • Place 2 inches apart on a lined cookie sheet. Do not flatten. Then bake for 8-10 minutes or until the tops are just set. 
  • If chilling the dough for thicker cookies: Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 2 hours or overnight. 
  • When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350F degrees. Remove the dough from the fridge and let warm up for 5-10 minutes. 
  • Form the dough into balls about 1 – 1.5 tablespoons in size and place 2 inches apart on a lined cookie sheet. 
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the tops are just set. 

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