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Monster Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Monster Cookies, by , is from The Richins Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Heather Gorringe
Added: Saturday, March 15, 2008


1 lb butter
4 cups white sugar
2 lbs brown sugar
3 lbs peanut butter
12 large eggs
1 T corn syrup
1 T vanilla
8 t baking soda
18 cups old fashioned oats
12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 lb M&Ms

Find yourself a GARGANTUOUS mixing bowl.
Cream together butter and sugars.
Mix in peanut butter.
Mix in the eggs, corn syrup and vanilla.
Stir in the baking soda.
Fold in the oats, chips and M&Ms.
Drop dough from an ice cream scoop onto a greased cookie sheet.
Flatten with fork.
Bake at 350F until just starting to turn golden around the edges. Depending on the size of your scoop it may take from 10-15 minutes. It's important not to overcook. The middles will look undercooked, but trust me, just take them out!
*Before adding chips and M&Ms, divide the dough in half. Add the chips and M&Ms to one half for ooey gooey chocolatiness. Add peanut butter chips and Reeses Pieces to the other half to get "Peanut Butter Monsters".
*Yes, this makes an obscene amount of cookie dough but don't be put off by that. Consider these ideas:
#1. Bake a few to enjoy all to yourself before the family gets home. No one will miss them!
#2. Bake a large batch for your family to enjoy and kiss you for!
#3. Scoop dough balls close together onto a cookie sheet (or two) until all of the dough has been scooped into balls. Place cookie sheet(s) in the freezer until dough is frozen solid. Remove from sheets into zip top freezer bags.
These frozen balls can be baked up quickly for unexpected guests or for a last minute gift. Just bake for an extra 5-10 minutes.
Zip top bags of frozen dough balls also make great gifts. Just include the baking instructions!
This recipe can easily be reduced to 1/2 or 1/3.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
I have never counted!
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are the best cookies ever!




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