Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt+ extra for sprinkling
1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
1 stick (½ cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg, at room temperature
1/2 cup rolled oats
1 cup bittersweet or dark chocolate chips (I used Ghiradelli's 60%% cacao chips)

Preparation

1
Whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
2
Set aside.
3
On medium speed, cream together the butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract, about 3 minutes.
4
Add the egg and beat to combine.
5
On low speed, gradually add the flour mixture until just combined.
6
Using a large spatula or wooden spoon, stir in the oats, and then the chocolate chips.
7
Cover and chill for at least 3 hours.
8
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
9
Use a large cookie scoop (3 tablespoons) and drop dough onto prepared baking sheets about 2 inches apart.
10
Lightly sprinkle each cookie with salt.
11
Bake for 10 minutes, or until the cookies are lightly golden.
12
Cool completely on the baking sheet and then store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Yield:

10.0

Added:

September 9, 2010

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