These Honey Roasted Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies are chock full of oatmeal, honey roasted peanuts, chocolate chips, white chocolate chips and a hint of cinnamon.
1cupshortening plus 2 Tablespoons butter
1cupfirmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2cupsplus 1/3 cup flour
1 1/2teaspoonsbaking soda
1cupmilk chocolate chips
1cupwhite chocolate chips
1cupplus 2 tablespoons honey roasted peanuts
3semi-sweet chocolate baking squares3 ounces
Combine shortening, butter and sugars. In a stand mixer, beat on medium speed until well combined. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Add gradually to the sugar mixture while mixing on low speed. Then add in the oatmeal, chips, peanuts and cinnamon and mix just until combined.
Place cookies by rounded tablespoons on an ungreased cookie sheet. Press down slightly to flatten the dough. Bake at 375 degrees for 9 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes on the cookie sheets before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
If desired, melt baking squares according to package directions. Using a spoon, drizzle the chocolate on top of each cookie to decorate. Allow the chocolate to harden completely before storing.
If desired, you can make these cookies into heart shapes, or any other kind of shape. Place a cookie cutter down on a baking sheet and press the dough into the cutter to fill it. Remove the cutter and bake. The size of the cookie cutter will determine the yield of this recipe!