Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

It’s been a while since I’ve used my KitchenAid mixer. One glorious air-conditioned night a couple weeks ago, I had a vision of oatmeal peanut butter cookies, so dusted it off.

Paired with a cup of cold milk, these are possibly one of my favourite cookies to make (although I think I say that about every cookie recipe I post).

Chewy oatmeal, filling peanut butter, could you really ask for anything more in life?

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

I love it when the margarine, peanut butter and sugars are whipped together, the results are so creamy and I usually have to prevent myself from licking the spatula in the end.

Must. Not. Lick. Spatula.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter/margarine, soften
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 6 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Dash salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350*F.
  2. Combine flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, cream together the butter/margarine, white sugar, brown sugar and peanut butter. Add egg, water and vanilla.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well.
  5. Drop batter on a greased baking sheet in tablespoon sized mounds and bake 12-15 minutes until the edges are golden brown.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies


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