Sunday, March 13, 2011

Monster Cookies

Yield: 26 large cookies
Prep Time: 45 minutes | Bake Time: 10-12 minutes per baking sheet
3 eggs
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon corn syrup
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup (4 ounces, or 1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
1½ cups chunky peanut butter
4½ cups rolled oats
½ cup all-purpose flour
¾ cup chocolate chips
¾ cup Reese’s Pieces
¾ cup M&M’s
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line three baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. (If you don’t  have three baking sheets, just be sure to cool the ones coming out of the oven before placing more cookie dough on them. If I’m short on sheets I will run them under cold water to cool them down.)
2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the eggs, both sugars, vanilla extract, corn syrup, baking soda and salt. Then stir in the melted butter and peanut butter, followed by the oats and flour. Lastly, stir in the chocolate chips, Reese’s pieces and M&M’s. Let the dough rest for 30 minutes.
3. Drop the dough by ¼ cupfuls onto baking sheets (if weighing, each ball of dough was approximately 2.7 oz or 77g). Use your fingers to flatten the dough slightly. Baking for 10-12 minutes, or until the cookies are a light golden brown. Cool on a rack and then store in an airtight container at room temperature.
*Note: I found that since I used both M&M’s and Reese’s Pieces, some of the candy pieces fell out when scooping the cookies if a particular ball of dough was overrun with both. Not a big deal, just know that you might lose some candy.


amBored said...

everytime I visit your blog I become very jelly :D this one looks tasty

LigerLily said...

wow! yummy looking

chronometer said...

Do want.

Thai said...

Weird. every time ii come to your blog. i go to my fridge.

LoneIslander said...

We've made these before but we like to call them Jumbles.

SvenghaliMC said...

those are so monstrous i don't even think cookie monster would be intimidated.

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