Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Monster Cookies

These cookies have a little bit of everything in them.....sure to please kids and even adults!

Monster Cookies
Recipe courtesy Donna Haney as adapted by Paula Deen
See this recipe on air Sunday Dec. 16 at 12:30 PM ET/PT.
Paula's Home Cooking
Southern Holiday

3 eggs 1 1/4 cups packed light brown sugar 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 12-ounce jar creamy peanut butter 1 stick butter, softened 1/2 cup multi-colored chocolate candies 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/4 cup raisins, optional 2 teaspoons baking soda 4 1/2 cups quick-cooking oatmeal (not instant)
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or nonstick baking mats.
In a very large mixing bowl, combine the eggs and sugars. Mix well. Add the salt, vanilla, peanut butter, and butter. Mix well. Stir in the chocolate candies, chocolate chips, raisins, if using, baking soda, and oatmeal. Drop by tablespoons 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Do not overbake. Let stand for about 3 minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool. When cool, store in large resealable plastic bags.
Other Recipes from this Episode
Hidden Mint Cookies
Gingerbread Boys and Girls
Pecan Clusters

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