Opie’s Trick or Treat Cookies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 820
Yield: 2 1/2 dozen


1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
3 eggs
2 cups peanut butter
3/4 teaspoon light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 1/2 cups regular oats, uncooked
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup M&M candies
6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips


Cream butter; gradually add sugars. Beat well with an electric mixer at medium speed. Add eggs, peanut butter, syrup, and vanilla. Beat well. Add oats, baking soda, and salt; stir well. Stir in remaining ingredients (dough will be stiff). Pack dough into a 1/4-cup measure. Drop dough, 4 inches apart, onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Lightly press each cookie into a 3 1/2-inch circle with fingertips. Bake at 350° for 12–15 minutes (centers of cookies will be slightly soft). Cool slightly on cookie sheets; remove to wire racks and cool completely.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 820
Calories from Fat: 193

This Opie’s Trick or Treat Cookies recipe is from the Recipe Hall of Fame Guilty Pleasures Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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