Monster-Style Cookies

Monster-Style Cookies

Surprise your favorite cookie monster with these peanut butter-oatmeal lovelies bursting with vanilla chips and dried cranberries. Lots of star ingredients make for one deliciously unique cookie.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

1

1/2

3/4
cup creamy peanut butter
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
2 1/2
cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
1/2
cup white vanilla baking chips
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat peanut butter and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add brown and granulated sugars; beat until fluffy. Beat in vanilla and eggs until well mixed. On low speed, beat in flour and baking soda. Stir in oats, baking chips and cranberries.
  2. On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 3 inches apart.
  3. Bake 11 to 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack.
Makes 1 1/2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Go ahead an use semisweet chocolate chips instead of the vanilla chips if you prefer.
Variation
To make 3 1/2 dozen smaller cookies, drop dough by tablespoonfuls instead of 1/4 cupfuls. Bake 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 38g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 22g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.