Oatmeal Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Recipe type: desserts, cookies
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Serves: 4 dozen
A healthy cookie that's gluten free!
  • 1½ cups old-fashioned rolled gluten free oats
  • 2 cups gluten free all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract or vanilla paste
  • ¾ cup peanut butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • a 12-ounce bag semisweet chocolate chips
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, grated or chopped fine in a food processor
  • Kosher salt
  1. In a food processor pulse 1 cup oats until ground fine.
  2. In a large bowl stir together ground oats, remaining ½ cup whole oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another large bowl with an electric mixer beat together butter and sugars until light and fluffy and beat in vanilla and peanut butter.
  4. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition, and gradually beat in flour mixture.
  5. Add chocolate chips and grated chocolate, beating just until combined.
  6. Chill cookie dough, covered, at least 2 hours and up to 1 week.
  7. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  8. Form rounded tablespoons of dough into balls and arrange about 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  9. Sprinkle tops with a pinch of Kosher salt.
  10. Bake cookies in batches in middle of oven 10 - 15 minutes, or until just pale golden.
  11. Cool cookies on baking sheet 5 minutes and transfer to racks to cool completely.
Recipe by A Muse in My Kitchen at http://amuseinmykitchen.com/2013/04/21/oatmeal-peanut-butter-chocolate-chip-cookies/