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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

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These cookies are a cross between two favorites-peanut butter and oatmeal cookies! You can make these cookies quickly from scratch and they make a really good breakfast cookie too.


  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 3/4 c. peanut butter
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar light
  • 1/2 c. sugar granulated
  • 1 lg. eggs beaten
  • 1/4 c. milk
  • 1 c. rolled oats
  • 1 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt


Preheat oven to 375 F.

Cream together shortening and peanut butter.

Mix brown sugar and white sugar and add to shortening gradually, creaming until light and fluffy. Combine egg and milk and add to mixture. Fold in rolled oats. Stir together flour, Clabber Girl Baking Powder and salt and add to peanut mixture.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheet and bake 12-15 minutes.

Makes 2 dozen cookies.