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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Whoppers – No flour!

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Ingredients

  • 11/4 cups butter-flavored shortening
  • 11/4 cups chunky or smooth peanut butter
  • 11/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 41/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk or semi chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • optional items:
  • 1 to 1-1/2 cups raisins
  • add M&M’s in place of chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, cream the shortening, peanut butter and sugars until very light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and beat again.
  3. Combine oats, baking soda & salt and gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
  5. Chill dough in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  6. Drop by ice cream scoop or tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until just golden brown.
  7. Remove to wire racks to cool.