Easy Oatmeal Coconut Cookies with Peanut Butter

Oatmeal Cookies With Peanut Butter
Oatmeal Cookies With Peanut Butter. Arx0nt/Moment Open/Getty Images
  • 29 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 14 mins
  • Yield: 5 to 6 Dozen (60-72 servings)
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 Peanut butter, coconut, maple syrup, oats...these yummy cookies have it all!

The butter cookies have lots of tasty additions, and they are super easy to mix and bake.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup butter (or margarine)
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup (or pancake syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups/6 1/2 ounces all-purpose flour (sifted)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • dash of salt
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats (old-fashioned or quick-cooking)
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

How to Make It

1. Heat the oven to 350° F. Grease baking sheets or line with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.

2. In a large mixing bowl with electric mixer, cream butter, peanut butter, and sugars until light and fluffy; beat in egg, syrup, and vanilla.

3. In a separate bowl sift together the all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt. With the mixer on low speed, beat the flour mixture into creamed mixture until well blended; fold in the oats and coconut.

4. Drop the dough by teaspoons or small cookie scoops onto the prepared baking sheets, leaving about 2 inches between cookies.

5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned.

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