thick & chewy

These Monster Cookies are thick, soft, and loaded with M&M’s and chocolate chips. This recipe even includes a secret ingredient to enhance the flavor and texture! They can also be made vegan.

WHAT YOU NEED quick oats all purpose flour baking powder salt unsalted butter creamy peanut butter light brown sugar granulated sugar  vanilla extract molasses egg M&M's semisweet chocolate chips

1.  Combine the oats, flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl and set aside. 2. In a large mixing bowl with a hand or stand mixer, cream together the butter, peanut butter, and sugar on medium-high speed for a couple minutes until light and fluffy. Scrape down the bowl.

3. Mix in the vanilla, molasses, and egg until fully combined. Scrape down the bowl and give it another mix.

4. Toss in the dry ingredients and mix just until the dough comes together. Remove from the mixer and fold in the M&M’s and chocolate chips using a rubber spatula. 5. Scoop onto the baking sheet. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until lightly golden around the edges.  6. Let the cookies rest on the baking sheet or a couple minutes, then transfer the cookies to a cooling rack.