1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup plus 2 Tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
2 cups peanut butter
1 teaspoon light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
4 1/2 cups oats, uncooked
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup candy coated m&m's
1 6 oz. package semisweet chocolate chips
Cream butter and sugar on medium speed of an electric mixer. Add eggs, peanut butter, syrup, and vanilla. Beat well. Add oats, soda, and salt. Stir well. Stir in remaining ingredients. Dough will be stiff.
Pack dough into a 1/4 cup measure cup. Drop dough 4 inches apart onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Lightly press each cookie into a circle with fingertips. Bake at 350 for 12 to 15 minutes (centers of cookies will be slightly soft). Cool slightly on cookie sheets; remove to wire racks and cool completely. Yield: 2 1/2 dozen MONSTER size cookies
Hints: These cookies are a hit with everybody that eats them. If you have young children, you could make the cookies smaller like you would regular cookies. They would also be great made into a bar cookie. Just remember to adjust your cooking times. The dough also freezes nicely so you can bake half now and freeze the rest for later!
grace and peace,