Christmas Monster Cookies

Day 15 of 25 Days of Christmas My Urban Oven Style!

Another cookie recipe for you! You know I really doubted my abilities to come up with new Christmas cookie ideas after doing my 25 Days of Cookie back in 2011.  But I surprise myself every time I create something new.

This recipe was born from this bright blue recipe car in my files that I was once given to me from my uncle, Jay. I think he gave it to me 15 years or more ago.  He really loved the Monster Cookies that his farmer friends wife made.  Since I have always loved to bake he asked her for the recipe to give to me. His real intention was to get me to make the cookies for him.

I have never made those cookies for him.

Christmas Monster Cookies

This past Thanksgiving he asked me to when I was going to make him Monster Cookies.  Man, he doesn’t forget anything in 15 years.

I pulled out the recipe, thinking about him, the other night. I remembered instantly why I had never made them.

The recipe called for 1 lb of butter, 2 lbs of brown sugar, 2 lbs of white sugar, 2 lbs of peanut butter, a dozen eggs, 18 cups of oatmeal, 1 lb of M&Ms, 1 lb of Chocolate chips, vanilla, corn syrup, and baking soda.

I seriously don’t think I have the arms strength to mix a recipe with 15 lbs of ingredients. Let alone a bowl big enough. This woman the recipe came from really knows how to make a recipe! True farmers wife if you ask me. Pretty sure she was feeding her whole family, and all the farm hands with this recipe. For a MONTH.

True Monster Cookie recipe for sure.

Christmas Monster Cookies

So in true recipe experimenting fashion, I decided to tackle this recipe, but on a much smaller scale. And since it is Christmas, I had to use Christmas themed Chocolate Chips.  These can always be made with regular chocolate chips and M&Ms. But that is no fun this time of year.

Another fun fact about these cookies I realized is that they have no flour in them. Which with the rest of the ingredient list, makes them Gluten Free. Double score on this recipe.

I will be making another batch of these and wrapping them up for my uncle this Christmas. Just my version, not hers. I hope he likes loves them.

Remember to stay tuned for the last 10 days of 25 Days of Christmas My Urban Oven Style! 

Look back at the last few days:

Day 1: 25 Days of Christmas My Urban Oven Style

Day 2: Lactose Free Coconut Hot Cocoa with Coconut Whipped Cream

Day 3: A Doggy Bed for Christmas

Day 4: Candy Cane Pretzel Cupcakes

Day 5: 10 Christmas Gift Ideas for an Aspiring Baker

Day 6: 2015 Christmas Tree Contest

Day 7: Caramel Apple Sangria

Day 8: Thumbprint Date Cookies

Day 9: 10 Gift Ideas for the Female Entrepreneur in Your Life

Day 10: Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

Day 11: Cumin & Rosemary Roasted Carrots

Day 12: Egg Clouds

Day 13: Brown Sugar & Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Day 14: Sriracha Bacon Shrimp Sugar Babies

XoXo-

Rachel

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Christmas Monster Cookies

Christmas Monster Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, soft
  • 1 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cups white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 4 1/2 cups oatmeal
  • 1 10oz package Holiday morsels or regular chocolate chips
  • 1 cup white morsels or m&ms

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In stand mixer or with electric mixer, cream together sugar and butter.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla, mix.
  4. Add peanut butter, mix.
  5. Add oats and baking soda, mix.
  6. Stir in by hand chocolate and white chocolate morsels.
  7. Spoon onto baking sheets.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Allow to cool on baking pans for 2 minutes before transferring to tinfoil or cookie cooling racks.
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Country girl turned urbanite. Finding ways to mess up my kitchen, keep my country roots and explore all that city living offers!

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