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Monster Cookies | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Monster Cookies

These Monster-sized cookies are filled with peanut butter, peanuts, M&M's, butterscotch chips and oatmeal for a big whopper-sized taste. Great for holiday baking, tailgating parties and birthday celebrations.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Cookies, Brownies and Bars
Cuisine American
Servings 36

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup peanut butter creamy or crunchy
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 cups oatmeal
  • 1 cup m&ms plus more to place on top of the cookies
  • 1 cup Nestle's Toll House butterscotch chips plus more to place on top of the cookies
  • 1 cup peanuts salted
  • 2 cups Gold Medal UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour bleached flour toughens baked goods

Instructions
 

  • In a large mixing bowl, cream peanut butter, butter, sugars, egg, baking soda and vanilla.
  • Stir in oats, M&Ms, butterscotch chips and peanuts, (the dough will be crumbly).
  • Allow mixture to rest 10 minutes.
  • Add flour and stir to combine.
  • Scoop with a one-quarter cup ice cream or cookie scoop.
  • Place dough on greased baking sheets, about 9 cookies on each sheet.
  • Gently flatten cookies.
  • Press a few extra M&Ms on top.
  • Bake at 325˚ for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Remove to wire racks to cool.

Notes

NOTE: My whopper-sized cookies took about 18-22 minutes to bake. Your oven may cook these cookies faster.
Recipe adapted from Taste of Home.
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