On-the-Trail Monster Cookies
Source of Recipe
Gather your cookie monsters for some serious cookie munching. Monster cookies are packed with goodies like oats, raisins, peanuts, chocolate and more.
Recipe Link: http://bettycrocker.com
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup butter-flavor or regular shortening
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
2 cups Gold MedalŪ all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups candy-coated chocolate candies
1 cup peanuts
3/4 cup raisins
1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat sugars, peanut butter, butter, shortening, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in oats. Stir in flour, baking powder and baking soda thoroughly. Stir in candies, peanuts and raisins.
2. On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by slightly less than 1/4 cupfuls about 2 inches apart. Flatten to 3/4-inch thickness with bottom of glass.
3. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or just until cookies are set and begin to brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.