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Coconut Oil Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

By replacing some of the butter with coconut oil these cookies have the perfect crispy outside and chewy inside loved by all cookie monsters.  

Author Sunup to Sundown

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter (1/2 a stick), softened
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, softened or melted
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2-3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4-1 cup oats

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and baking soda.

  3. In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, cream together the softened butter, coconut oil, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until smooth, about 2 minutes.

  4. Beat the eggs, vanilla extract and peanut butter into the sugar mixture.

  5. Slowly add the flour mixture to the sugar mixture until it's just mixed.

  6. Fold in the oats, being careful not to powder them.

  7. Roll 1 inch to 1 1/2 inch balls of dough and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or silpat liner, about 2 inches apart.

  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes.