Choco Peanut Butter Cookies recipe

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1 ½ cups packed brown sugar
1 cup peanut butter
¾ cup butter
⅓ cup water
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups rolled oats
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 ½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
4 teaspoons shortening
⅓ cup chopped peanuts

Nutrition Info

205.5 calories
carbohydrate: 23.8 g
cholesterol: 15.3 mg
fat: 11.3 g
fiber: 1.9 g
protein: 4.3 g
saturatedFat: 4.8 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 82.7 mg
sugar: 13.8 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  2. Beat brown sugar, peanut butter and margarine until fluffy.

  3. Blend in water, egg, and vanilla.

  4. Add combined oats, flour and baking soda, mix well

  5. Cover, chill 1 hour.

  6. Shape into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Using bottom of glass dipped in sugar, press into 1/4 inch thick circles.

  7. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire rack, cool completely.

  8. To make Frosting: Melt chocolate pieces in saucepan over low heat. Stir in vegetable shortening, mixing until smooth.

  9. Top each cookie with 1/2 teaspoon melted chocolate. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Chill until set. Store tightly covered.

Recipe Yield

6 dozen

Recipe Note

An oatmeal peanut butter cookie with chocolate topping! Yummy!

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