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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

What You Need

1/2 cup quick oats 
1/4 cup margarine
1/4 shortening 
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon soy milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup flour1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)

What You Do

~ Preheat oven to 350°F.

~ In a food processor, pulse the oats until they're well ground but not quite powdered.

~ In a large bowl, cream together margarine, shortening, peanut butter and sugars until smooth. Add soy milk and vanilla and continue to beat until well-combined.

~ Sift in the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Slowly add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and beat beat until combined.

~ Using a spatula or large spoon, stir in the oats.

~ Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. Dip a fork in sugar and make the crosshatches.

~ Bake for 10-13 minutes, or until the cookies are dark golden brown and feel relatively firm to the touch. Let sit on baking sheet for 1 minute, then transfer to a cooling rack.

Recipe by The Vegan Cookie Connoisseur

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