Crispy Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Cookies

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Total Time
3hrs 8mins
Prep
3 hrs
Cook
8 mins

This makes a *ton* of cookies so no need to double the recipe, make sure you mix this in a large bowl or with your stand mixer there is a lot of batter, these are *not* a sweet cookie, you may increase the brown sugar if desired for a sweeter taste... mini chocolate chips may be replaced for the peanuts --- plan ahead the dough needs to chill for a few hours, prep time includes chilling time :)

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven 350°.
  2. Prepare a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  3. In a large mixing bowl cream together the butter, shortening, peanut butter and vanilla until well blended.
  4. Add in egg whites and beat until fluffy (about 5 minutes,).
  5. In a small bowl mix together flour with baking powder and baking soda.
  6. In another bowl mix together rice cereal with oats and chopped peanuts.
  7. Add/mix in the flour mixture into the creamed mixture until well combined.
  8. Mix in the rice cereal mixture.
  9. Place in refrigerator until well chilled (about 3 hours or up to 24 hours).
  10. Set oven to 350°F.
  11. Drop by by rounded tablespoonfuls onto baking sheet about 2" apart.
  12. Flatten with a fork forming a crisscross pattern.
  13. Bake for about 7-8 minutes.
  14. Transfer to wire rack (these will crisp up more upon standing).