As we were walking among the apple trees this past Sunday, Squishy was eating a Nutter Butter cookie and said “Mom try dis!”. I took a bite of cookie and I guess I had that look, because the Mr said “Oh, you’ve got that look.”… Apparently I have a ‘recipe brewing’ look. I passed Squishy an apple for a bite and he got the look too!
This recipe is so easy, only 4 ingredients! It comes together in minutes, it’s a total crowd pleaser and would be great for a fall party! Football parties, Halloween gatherings, thanksgiving snacks… Or even just an easy play date treat. And if you have a bigger crowd, it’s so easy to double or even triple!
What else would we be doing on a snow day? Baking, of course!
I used 1/4 c raw sugar and 1/4c white sugar with the 1/2 c brown sugar this time, mainly because I was getting low on raw sugar. I like the crunch that raw or turbinado sugar gives to cookies, but you could certainly use what you have or prefer. These would also be really fantastic with a 1/2 c chopped pecans and a 1/2 c dried cranberries…I just didn’t gave any today.
Snow day cookies or Peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookies
3/4 c softened butter
1/2 c peanutbutter
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt
1 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 1/2 c old fashioned oats
1/4 c flax meal
3/4 c semi sweet chocolate chips