These cookies are SO GOOD. Crisp with a balance of sweet and salty, you won’t be able to eat just one. They have a perfectly subtle peanut butter flavor that is fantastic. The oats give the cookies a nice crunch. Try adding crushed potato chips or pretzels.
Adapted from: http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/chocolate-chip-oatmeal-cookies-recipe
- 1 cup/2 sticks (226g) unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup (210g) brown sugar
- ½ cup (100g) white sugar
- Scant ⅓ cup (80g) peanut butter*
- 1 egg
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 ⅓ cup (280g) All Purpose flour
- 1 cup (100g) oats (can be quick or old fashioned)*
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 8 oz (226g) chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 325° F.
- Cream butter and sugars by hand, with electric beaters, or in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment.
- Add in peanut butter and beat until incorporated.
- Beat in vanilla, egg and egg yolk, one at a time, scraping the bowl down after each addition.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and oats.
- Mixing slowly, add in flour mixture to egg and butter mixture.
- Add in chocolate chips.
- Scoop cookies out onto silicone mats or parchment paper over a half sheet or cookie sheet pan.
- Freeze scooped cookies for 15 mins before baking, unscooped dough can be refrigerated until a free pan is available.
- In batches, bake cookies 12-16 mins until puffed and slightly brown around the edges.
- Cool in pan for 10 mins before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
Jeremy is a student at Cornell University double majoring in Spanish and Italian with significant coursework in classes such as nutrition, food science and culinary science. He has years of experience as a home cook, working at a local bakery, and teaching cooking classes at Williams-Sonoma. After starting a TikTok account in March 2020 while quarantined in his childhood home, Jeremy’s presence grew to over 1.5 million followers in the first 6 months. During that time, he was featured in People Magazine, Fox News, BBC Radio, BuzzFeed, Tasty, Spoon University, and USA Today, among other media outlets.