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A white plate with a pile of peanut butter oatmeal breakfast cookies
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies (Gluten free, refined sugar free)
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
16 mins
Total Time
36 mins

Super soft, salty-sweet, peanut butter breakfast cookies that you can feel good about giving to your kids on their way out the door in the morning.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: oatmeal cookies, peanut butter cookies
Servings: 24 cookies
Author: Back To The Book Nutrition
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and 1/2 cup of the maple syrup. Whisk in the eggs, then the peanut butter and vanilla, whisking well after each.
  3. Sprinkle oats evenly across surface of wet ingredients, then do the same with the salt, baking powder, chia seeds, and peanuts.
  4. Gently fold all together until well incorporated.
  5. Use a mini ice cream scoop to transfer rounded scoopfuls of dough onto two cookie sheets.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until surface is somewhat firm (won't be very brown).
  7. Remove from oven and turn broiler on.
  8. While broiler is heating, use a pastry brush to gently brush the remaining 3 Tbsp maple syrup across the surface of each cookie.
  9. Return each pan to the broiler, one at a time, and broil for about a minute, or until surface is slightly golden.
  10. (Makes 24-30)
Recipe Notes

Tips For Making Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies