The Best Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Cookies

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 12 mins

The oatmeal makes all the difference. These are the VERY BEST! They vanish quickly.


  1. In large bowl mix the butter, shortning, sugars and peanut butter.
  2. Add eggs one at a time.
  3. Blend flour, soda and salt then add to sugar mixture.
  4. Then add oats.
  5. Form into 1 1/2 inch balls (no need to press with fork like usual) These come out perfectly round Bake 350 degrees for 12 minutes.


Most Helpful

Yummy! Yummy! Yummy! We made this recipe with many modifications and it was still delicious! We did all butter, no shortening, decreased white sugar to 1/4 cup, used a combo of whole wheat and regular flour, added vanilla, chocolate chips and pecans. Beautiful cookies and most delicious. Also, very easy recipe. We'll be making this one often!

juliewupton March 09, 2013

These are the best cookies. They disappear very quickly. I reduced the sugar by a quarter cup and added 1/2 cup more oatmeal because they were too sweet for me. All I can say is YUMMY!!!

Carrielikestocook September 20, 2014

These cookies were absolutely delicious! I did cut the salt amount in half and added 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla. I followed everything else to the exact. I was kind of leary about not pressing them down with a fork, I didn't do it and let me tell you....they were PERFECT. These will be the only peanut butter cookies I ever make. Thanks for sharing

SanJuneBug February 22, 2014

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