An oatmeal peanut butter cookie with chocolate topping! Yummy!
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 3/4 cup butter
- 1/3 cup water
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups rolled oats
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 4 teaspoons shortening
- 1/3 cup chopped peanuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Beat brown sugar, peanut butter and margarine until fluffy.
Blend in water, egg, and vanilla.
Add combined oats, flour and baking soda; mix well
Cover; chill 1 hour.
Shape into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Using bottom of glass dipped in sugar, press into 1/4 inch thick circles.
Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire rack; cool completely.
To make Frosting: Melt chocolate pieces in saucepan over low heat. Stir in vegetable shortening, mixing until smooth.
Top each cookie with 1/2 teaspoon melted chocolate. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Chill until set. Store tightly covered.