Peanut Butter Monster Cookies

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Peanut Butter Monster Cookies
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
  1. 2 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 2 and 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  3. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  4. 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  5. 1 cup peanut butter
  6. 1 cup sugar
  7. 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  8. 2 large eggs at room temperature
  9. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  10. 1/2 cup rolled oats
  11. 1/2 cup peanut butter chips
  12. 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  13. Reese’s Pieces mini candies, 1 bag
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl (or the bowl of a stand mixer) cream together butter, peanut butter, sugar and brown sugar. Beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla, and beat to combine.
  3. Slowly add dry ingredients, and beat just until combined. Don’t over beat at this stage. Stir in oats, peanut butter chips and chocolate chips. Refrigerate dough for 15 minutes, meanwhile preheating oven to 350 degrees (F).
  4. Prepare a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Pour Reese’s Pieces candies onto a plate or into a flat bowl.
  5. Using a large cookie scoop (about 3 Tablespoons) drop cookie dough into the bowl of candies. Gently use your hand to press the dough down into the cookies and flatten the dough into a disc, then transfer to cookie sheet. Bake, six at a time, for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are just beginning to darken.
  6. Allow to cool on cookie sheet for 5-10 minutes. If you skip this step, the cookies might break when you transfer them to a cooling rack.
  7. Allow to cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes before serving. Enjoy!
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