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Peanut Butter-Oatmeal- Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Ingredients

2 cups quick-cooking oats
1-1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup margarine or butter
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a large bowl, combine margarine and peanut butter with mixer until smooth. Beat in sugars until blended. Add eggs and vanilla.

At low speed, beat in the flour mixture just until combined. Stir in chocolate chips. If necessary, refrigerate dough 15 minutes until easy to handle.

Drop dough by tablespoon on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes until lightly browned. Makes 6 dozen.

Reva Lee
Geneseo



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