Friday, May 1, 2009

Cheerio Cookies


8 tablespoons unsalted butter or margarine, softened

1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon EACH - baking powder, baking soda and salt.
1/2 cup quick cooking oatmeal (not instant)
1 1/2 cups Cheerios
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (a little more if you like chocolate)

1. Cream the butter and both sugars with an electric mixer. Stir in the peanut butter, egg and vanilla. 

2. In a separate bowl, stir together the baking powder, baking soda and salt, then add the flour mixture to the butter mixture; stir until incorporated. Add the oatmeal, cheerios and chocolate chips.

3. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes.

Yields 18 big cookies, 24 normal size cookies.


The Food Hunter said...

What a great idea. They look delicious.

Jude said...

Sounds great. Do they end up staying crisp?