Cooking for teenage boys could be considered a full time job. Somedays I feel like by the time I get the mess cleaned up from the last round of food, it is time to start again. They are ALWAYS hungry! When they were little, I always worried that they didn't eat enough. Well that's no longer an issue.
To tide them over I always have cookies in the cookie jar. Lately, I have been loving oatmeal cookies, they have oats, so they are good for you right? This is how I justify eating cookies for breakfast. It makes sense to me.
I added chocolate chips and peanut butter chips to these Double Chip Oatmeal Cookies and they were a big hit. You can't ever go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter.
I am so happy that summer has arrived and I have some exciting thing coming up for you including a HUGE giveaway starting Sunday! So be sure to check in and see what's happening! Do you have big summer plans? I'd love to hear about them!
- ½ cup softened butter
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
- 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
- 1 ½ cups quick cooking oats
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup peanut butter chips
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Add butter to a mixer bowl and beat at medium speed until creamy. Add brown sugar and beat until combined. Add vanilla and eggs, continuing to beat just until combined. Add flour, oats, baking soda and salt, beat at low speed until incorporated and then raise to medium speed and beat 2 minutes. Fold in chocolate and peanut butter chips.
Scoop onto a greased or lined baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
Bake for 10 minutes or until edges of cookies start to brown. Remove to a wire rack to cool.