Are you ready for another St. Patrick’s Day Recipe??!! These easy cookies are perfect for celebrating all things Irish!
Top of the mornin’ to you! I’m Deb from Cooking on the Front Burner and excited to be sharing a guest post today for Meghan as she is on vacation. As you (and I) all know, Meghan has some very tasty recipes and I was trying to decide what her readers might like and with St. Patty’s Day just around the corner, I decided on these Monster Leprechaun Cookies.
I love to bake and make some tasty treats but I shouldn’t always be eating all the treats – that’s where my husband, aka The DIY Guy, comes in. Of course he is always willing to sample everything but his co-workers often (if not all the time) benefit as well! It’s a win-win situation for us all!
What I especially love about these cookies are once you have the base, you can change them up for any holiday by substituting the colored M&Ms. I’ve made some similar ones for Valentine’s Day with the white, pink and red ones.
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 cup biscoff cookie spread (or 1 1/2 cups peanut butter)
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 stick soft butter
- 3 large eggs
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 4 1/2 cups quick oats
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 cup chocolate chips
- 1 cups M&M’s (your favorite colors)
- Preheat oven to 350 and line cookie sheets with parchment paper
- Combine the peanut butter, biscoff, brown sugar, sugar and butter in a large bowl and beat until well combined.
- Mix in vanilla and eggs
- Stir in the oats and baking soda
- Add chocolate chips and M&MS – mix well but gently
- Drop 2 tablespoons of dough onto sheets and if desired, add a few M&Ms on top (I did)
- Bake for 10 minutes then cool for 5 minutes; transfer to wire rack to cool completely
- Store in airtight container
- Note: cookies won’t appear done after 10 minutes but they are and set up – you don’t want to overbake them
Another new find of mine – though not new – is Biscoff Cookie Spread. Yep, I’m probably the last person on the planet to have discovered this addicting product. A couple other of my blogger friends use it so when I saw a jar in World Market, I knew I had to give it try. When making these cookies for the first time, I ran out of peanut butter so I did a quick substitution. Loved it and haven’t looked back!
Thanks so much Meghan for having me – I just love your recipes and was happy to be here today!! Happy St. Patty’s day all!! Feel free to pop over to see me and let me know if you will be giving these a try.