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Monster-Style Cookies

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Monster-Style Cookies
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 18
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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.
Updated Sep 30, 2009

Ingredients

  • 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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Go ahead an use semisweet chocolate chips instead of the vanilla chips if you prefer.
  • tip 2
    To make 3 1/2 dozen smaller cookies, drop dough by tablespoonfuls instead of 1/4 cupfuls. Bake 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition

300 Calories, 14g Total Fat, 7g Protein, 38g Total Carbohydrate, 22g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
120
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
22g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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