Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Drizzle
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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Drizzle

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 24 cookies
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg at room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup chocolate melting wafers
  • 1/2 tsp coconut oil

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cream together the butter and sugar with a hand mixer for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add in the egg and vanilla then beat until well combined and creamy.┬áMake sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  • Add the peanut butter and beat until creamy.
  • Mix the flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl until well combined then gradually add to the creamy mixture until just combined; fold in the oats.
  • Using a tablespoon sized cookie scoop place 12 rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 12-13 minutes and then remove from the oven.
  • Rest on the baking sheet for a few more minutes before transferring them to a cooling rack to finish cooling.┬áRepeat the process with the remaining dough.
  • While the cookies are cooling completely, melt the chocolate melting wafers with the coconut oil in the microwave for 30 seconds.
  • Remove and stir. Place back into the microwave and cook for another 10-20 seconds; remove & stir; repeat until melted.
  • Pour melted chocolate into a zip lock bag. Snip a very small corner off with scissors.
  • Place the cookies on the parchment paper and drizzle with melted chocolate.
  • Store the cookies in an air tight container layered between parchment paper.