Why on earth would I fire up the oven on a hot Monday afternoon.....at the peak of the heat curve? Why?
Maybe because I saw a cookie recipe on a website. And that cookie recipe was NOTHING even CLOSE to what I ended up making. But somehow it inspired the need to heat up the kitchen.
It was worth the sweat.
These totally melt in your mouth. Crispy, delicate, crumbly they need to sit on the cookie pan while they cool a bit and will store best in the fridge. I can't quite place the taste. Maybe a cookie version of the inside of a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, or a soft chewy version of a Butterfinger. A little hint of those chewy butterscotch Rice Krispie bars that are covered in chocolate and make you sick because they are so stinking sweet. How about I just call these darn tasty.
Peanut Butter Melt In Your Mouth Cookies
1/2 Cup peanut butter
1/2 Cup coconut oil
1 1/3 Cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 Cup flour
1 1/2 Cup oatmeal
1 Cup chocolate chips
Mix coconut oil, peanut butter and brown sugar together until blended. Add vanilla, stir, salt and baking powder and mix well. Stir in flour until incorporated. Add oatmeal and chocolate chips.