Monday, August 15, 2011

Monster Cookies.. Best Cookie Ever.

I'm going to go ahead an apologize ahead of time because I am going through a major cookie/bar phase. So these next couple of posts are going to be all about cookies and cookie bars.. hopefully you love cookies as much as sweet tooth sisters do! These cookies are amazing and there's no other way to describe them. You start out with a peanut butter oatmeal cookie dough and pretty much make up your own monster cookie by adding whatever candies you desire. The possibilities are endless, so go crazy with it :) Here's what you need for monster cookies
sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, baking soda, salt, eggs, corn syrup, butter, peanut butter (I prefer a mix of crunchy and creamy, but do which ever you like best), flour, old-fashioned oats, and add ins: peanut butter chips, chocolate chips, mini m&ms. (Reese's cups, white chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, etc. would also be really good in monster cookies). In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, both sugars, vanilla, salt, baking soda, and corn syrup
Mix well using a mixer or spatula. Once fully mixed, add peanut butter and melted butter
Beat those ingredients in. Then, stir in flour and oats
Lastly, fold in the (add-ins) chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, and m&m's
Dough will be a little runny from the melted butter
don't add more flour because you refrigerate the dough to set up. If you add more flour, your cookies will turn into bricks in the oven. After the dough has chilled a couple hours, scoop using a cookie scoop or 1/4 measuring cup (that's the proper measurement for monster cookies). Place dough balls on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Gently press down on the dough to flatten a little because the cookies don't spread much
Cool on cookie sheet a couple minutes; carefully transfer onto foil or cooling rack
Store in an air-tight container up to 3 days. And as always, eat with a large and in charge glass of milk :)

Monster Cookies
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 Tbs. vanilla
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. corn syrup
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
3/4 cup crunchy peanut butter
1 stick butter, melted
3/4 cup flour
4 1/2 cups oats
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup peanut butter chips
1 cup mini m&m's

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the eggs, both sugars, vanilla, corn syrup, baking soda and salt. Then stir in the melted butter and peanut butter, followed by the oats and flour. Lastly, stir in the chocolate chips, peanut butter chips and M&M’s (or any other add-ins of your choice). Chill the dough for at least 1-2 hour(s). (Dough will be slightly runny before chilling, do not add more flour. This will cause the cookies to become bricks).
3. Drop the dough by ¼ cupfuls (or smaller if you don't want huge cookies) onto baking sheets. Use your fingers to flatten the dough slightly. Baking for 8-12 minutes (depending on the size cookies you decide to make). Slide the parchment paper off the pan and let cool on counter. Store left-over cookies in an airtight container up to 3 days.

1 comment:

  1. Hey sisters! I am always blog stalking and ran across your blog somehow! I'm 17 and love to bake as well. Y'all have some great recipes and I can't wait to try them out. My blog is and I love finding new recipes and trying them out! I am so glad to find this blog and I think it has a lot of potential! Also, to the sister working on the wedding cake, good luck! I did a grooms cake earlier this year and it was a lot of hard work but I know you can do it! Here is my grooms cake