Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Just the like cookies I grew up with. Fun the make with your kids.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and the sugar with an electric mixer.
  3. Add the egg, salt and peanut butter and beat until well blended.
  4. Put the oats in a blender or a food processor and grind away until they are almost as finely ground as flour.
  5. Add the oats and the flour to the mixture and blend well.
  6. Pinch out small portions of the dough and roll into 1 inch balls in the palm of your hand.
  7. Press these flat on an ungreased cookie sheet so that they form 2 inch circles.
  8. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until light brown around the edges.
  9. While the cookies are baking, combine the filling ingredients in a small bowl.
  10. When the cookies have cooled down, use a butter knife to spread a thin layer of filling on the flat side of a cookie and then press another one on top.
  11. Repeat till all the cookies and the filling are use up.


Most Helpful

WOW!! These cookies are great! I baked a batch while I was waiting for supper to be ready to put on and filled them after we ate. Just so fast and so tasty. Another Mirjam Dorn 5-Star winner! Thanks so much for sharing. Laudee C.

Laudee September 05, 2002

very good and fun to make. my brother said that these were way better than regular nutter butters. the only change i had was that i had to add a little milk to the filling to help the powdered sugar and p.b. incorporate. i'm going to make them again this weekend for my other brother's birthday. thanks.

gwenrk September 10, 2002

Really tasty cookie. I also had to add milk to the filling in order to make a frosting-type consistency. I found the quickest way to flatten the cookies was to just put all of the rolled balls on the sheet and then use 2 fingers to flatten them. A very 5-star deserving cookie.

Marie Nixon May 26, 2003

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