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Classic Monster Cookies

Servings: 2 1/2 dozen
Author: Jennifer Locklin

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup salted butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 1/2 cups uncooked quick oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup plain M&Ms
  • 1 12-oz package semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Beat well with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Beat in peanut butter, syrup and vanilla.
  • Beat in oats, soda, and salt; mix well.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients and mix just until incorporated (mixture will be stiff).
  • Pack dough into a 1/4 cup measuring cup or large scoop and drop onto parchment paper-lined cookie sheet, 4 inches apart. Lightly press each cooking into a 3 1/2 inch circle with fingertips.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 12 to 15 minutes (centers of cookies should be soft).
  • Cool for 10 minutes on cookie sheets and them remove to wire cooling rack until completely cooled.