Lunchbox Cookies

Recipe by ellie_
READY IN: 40mins




  • Preheat oven to 325-degrees F.
  • Spead oats on baking sheet and toast in preheated oven for 10 minutes or until oats are golden brown, stirring occassinally. Set aside.
  • Increase oven temperature to 350-degrees F.
  • Combine flour, orange peel, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  • In a separate bowl cream butter and peanut butter until light.
  • Add sugars (brown and white) and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time and continue beating. Stir in vanilla.
  • Fold in flour mixture.
  • Fold in browned oatmeal and peanuts.
  • Drop batter onto baking sheets by tablespoons, spacing 3-inches apart. Flatten cookies slightly with a fork making criss-cross lines on the cookies.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until done (cookies will begin to brown around edges).
  • Cool in pans for 5 minutes before transferring cookies to racks to finish cooling.