They were A-mazing!!! These are soft, chewy and irresistible, making them the best cookie ever. I also use natural peanut butter without added sugar and salt. These Chewy Monster Cookie Bars may look all bright and sweet, but make no mistake about ’em…they’re scary good. Haha. Do I go home and cry about the old lady who made a face about my tats? Pin Print. You should have smiled and given her the “PEACE” sign, it is a sad commentary on this country that this kind of behavior still goes on. You rock AND you are beautiful! Thank you. Thanks again! Loaded with peanut butter, gooey chocolate, mini M&M's candy and oats, they're soft, chewy, gooey and AMAZING! Be sure not to overmix. Measure out the baking soda, salt, all-purpose flour, and old fashioned oats. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. Loaded with peanut butter, gooey chocolate, mini M&M's candy and oats, they're soft, chewy, gooey and AMAZING! If you’re not up for a good old-fashioned bone pickin’, scroll down to the recipe and I’ll catch up with ya later. I truly meant each word. It’s not fun. Because your sour expressions, your sighs of disapproval, your hostile body language – it hurts my feelings. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter and peanut butter until … I hope to meet you in person one day. Feb 10, 2017 - These Thick & Chewy Monster Cookies are awesome! Cook Time 15 minutes. Is there anything i can replace peanut butter with? But a girl in a swing dress with a donut on her leg? It was like a mixture of annoyance, disapproval and a certain je ne sais quoi that I couldn’t place because I am not crotchety. xoxo! Admittedly, vanilla is my favorite flavor in the world, but figured I’d double check just in case. I check your website everyday because sweet things bring a smile to my face and I have you–the creator of such good things–to thank for that. Thank you so much for the sweet words, Ceil! your own Pins on Pinterest ★☆ In the past few years I’ve seen some incredibly beautiful tatoos that were like works of art. Consider me a new faithful follower of your blog. These monster cookies are easy to make and produce a soft and thick cookie. Your email address will not be published. Too funny! Have a wonderful day! And I can understand if I think really hard about it – tattoos can be menacing in their own confounding way. I love reading your blog and admire how you often acknowledge and support others, such as the posting you did recently on Melissa’s Southern Cookbook. The best peanut butter to use for these cookies is creamy peanut butter. Uh, there’s no such thing as temporary tattoo parlors… unless you count face-painting booths at the fair! Monster Cookies. Plus, they are so thick and chewy!! Follow along and join me on our baking adventure. The cookies … I add more salt to mine to contrast all the sweet ingredients. Monster Cookies are like three cookies all rolled into one! Thank you SO much for your kind words, Amanda – totally brought tears to my eyes! Oh, and I can’t freaking wait to make these cookies. Who can I contact about that? My name is Hayley and I am the 28-year old writer, photographer, recipe developer, taste-tester and creator of this blog. These classic cookies are loaded with peanut butter, oats, chocolate chips, and M&Ms; they bake up soft, chewy, and thick… To make these monster cookies, you’ll start out by whisking together the flour, baking soda, and salt. I am so glad that my site and my desserts can bring a smile to your face – that’s all I ever want! 12-14 minutes, rotating pans halfway through baking time to ensure even cooking. Sorry you had to be subjected to that xo. She literally backed up into the bakery case with her hands up like I was holding her hostage… or like I was a flea-ridden chipmunk with the plague*. I am here to inspire you to bake, try new things, and explore the world of baking. And they’re fully loaded with all this wonderful goodness, like chocolate chips, peanut butter, oats and miniature M&M’s candies. No. Bake cookies for 11-13 minutes or until lightly golden brown and firm on the edges. Prep Time 15 minutes. . They are thick, chewy, and a soft-baked cookie, with a surprise … I hope to meet you as well! So I have a bone to pick real quick. I don’t care for delicate and/or wimpy cookies. Amanda, you are so kind and thank you so much for your service! Save this pin to your favorite Pinterest board! I think you are a beautiful person inside and out. I love the recipes you share and love the website. Living in fear like that limits your enjoyment, I can’t imagine how miserable her life actually is. Bad boys had tattoos. Hi Laura! I have tattoos and fun colots in my hair, I know exactly what “look” this person gave you! Set aside. Do not wait for the browning of the cookie base as this will overbake these cookies, and cause them to be crispy. Cool on the racks. Here is what I know…everyone has a choice of how they want to live their life in the morning. These sound yummy! Delicious! EMBRACE LIFE!!! WHY DO MY MONSTER COOKIES GO FLAT? Slowly add into the wet mixture, until combined. Do they really take a whole tablespoon of vanilla extract? One – you could make them with a different nut butter if you’d rather – just follow the recipe as is. Serve warm or at room temperature. Rose, this delights me so! I’ve never had anyone complain that these cookies were flat. Thank you so much for your kind words! Mix in the oats, M&M's and chocolate chips last until just combined. Every once in awhile I run into a dessert that I simply HAVE to try making. First, cream together the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until light and fluffy. I DO WHAT I WANT! And I love this cookie recipe. Hello! They were gone in seconds. and they were freaking awesome! Hope this helps! Chock full of peanut butter, oats, chocolate, and M&M’s…these Monster … I’ll forget about it tomorrow, most likely, when I have more pressing things to think about, like taxes and if I should order chicken McNuggets or a sandwich. Monster cookies are my fav! You know the face. Cookies may appear slightly undone in the center; this is normal and they'll continue to set as they cool. But in that moment, seen and treated like I’m some kind of social pariah – it’s not fair. They can’t handle it and it bothers them sometimes. Monster Cookies recipe: Yield: 55-60 cookies Monster Cookies. xoxo! Place the most colorful side (from the M&Ms and chocolate chips) of the cookie ball facing up. Then, combine in the creamy peanut butter. If you see someone with a tattoo – no matter what the subject matter is – it can often come across as aggressive, like we’re part of this gang that non-tattooed people don’t know about. Brown sugar and cornstarch are magical ingredients! What I’m trying to say in a really roundabout way is, don’t judge a book by its cover. And it’s completely unnecessary. I’m so glad you’ve stopped by my little slice of sprinkly, butter-laden heaven on the interwebs. ★☆ It sounds to me you choose to live your life to its fullest, and have a great outlook and perspective on life…which probably means you get a lot of enjoyment and happiness. I’ve made these 4 times in the past year. This batch makes about 3 dozen cookies. These cookies do not spread much, so you will want to lightly press down on the cookie. Enjoy all those cookies! Apparently this is “normal.” I think it’s the government’s way of telling us that the apocalypse is coming. Thank you for sharing. Monster cookies are everything good that there is about cookie-baking and candy-eating. Add in the eggs and vanilla, beating well. Elizabeth @ Confessions of a Baking Queen says, I feel sad for that lady to act that way towards you. A freaking LOLLIPOP. Old fashioned oats may also be called whole oats or rolled oats. The dough will be thick. OMG, I know exactly what you mean! Roll the dough balls in cinnamon-sugar topping. But that’s a tad political and we don’t talk about that kinda stuff on a dessert blog. They seem to be much chewier! Recently, my husband and I were invited to be a part of a good friend’s wedding in Georgia. WHATEVER! I totally relate! You’re so right about people being confused about those who don’t fit in… but I prefer not fitting in! Does this recipe really call for only 1/2 cup of flour? Somehow, you manage to do that for me, so next time you see that lady, just tell her you have some super-powers to make the lives of others just a little bit brighter every time you post and share your creativity and gifts with the rest of the world. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Al Capone didn’t have tattoos, and it’s not like he was a stand-up dude that you’d bring home to mom and dad. Aug 12, 2016 - Thick, soft, chewy, ooey, gooey Monster Cookies will become your new favorite cookie! You seem like a wonderful person. I am so sorry you have to put up with ignorant people like that! Gooey, chewy, soft and bursting with salty peanut butter, rich chocolate and crunchy M&M’s, this cookie is called a Monster cookie for a reason! And why is my body cause for YOUR concern? All the goodies we love about cookies in one glorious sweet treat! These Thick & Chewy Monster Cookies are one of my favorites! Took some to work. The only woman in my shop had to have the recipe. I have a lollipop tattoo on my leg. Required fields are marked *. When I used to have rainbow colored hair, I was pointed at ALL the time. Monster cookies are peanut butter cookies with oats, chocolate chips, and M&Ms. Thanks so much for posting this! I will say hello to anyone and everyone and talk to you about your day. They’re jam-packed with bits and bites of chocolate and peanut butter in various forms (chips, candies, and straight-up PB). ★☆. I found that using quick oats didn’t provide any texture. Sure! Haha. Measuring cups, spoons, and measuring scale. I like me some cookies with a bit of meat on their bones . And I could not stop eating them, so there’s that. Just an update- I made these cookies last night (with full amount of vanilla!) This will allow the cookies to firm up as they are really soft just out of the oven. Portion dough into 16-18 cookies and place on a silicone baking mat on top of a baking sheet. I hope to brighten as many people’s days as I possibly can. They are everything you promised: huge, chewy, and so yummy! I would start at one teaspoon of vanilla and increase as needed if you’d like! You are a rock star. . Sent some with my son to school to share…he may or may not have actually shared them. Filled with oats, peanut butter and M&Ms, these will have you coming back for more. But I’m not a big PB fan.. Hi Mar, you could substitute another nut butter, such as almond or cashew! I was in the book store yesterday, specifically in the coffee shop inside. Natural peanut butter and crunchy peanut butter will result in dry, crumbly cookies. In a separate bowl, whisk together the … Start with beating the butter and sugars for 2-3 minutes until fluffy, then add the peanut butter, vanilla, and egg, and mix well until combined, creamy, and … No need to feel down. On another note I’m totally excited about making these cookies! The lady that you encountered in the coffee shop, I feel sorry for her. Instructions on How to Make Thick and Chewy Monster Cookies. You’re the total package of awesome! These are thick and delicious! They are large and oh so thick! lol my mom practically died when I got my first tattoo. If it wasn’t apparent, I like to bake… a lot. She recently asked me why I didn’t get the “ones that fade” and if I’m “over that stage yet”. Be sure not to overmix. Arrange 3 inches apart on the baking sheets. This is madness. Then, stir in the old … Monster cookies are supremely ooey-gooey, thick and chewy. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Hi Tiffany! Packed with flavor and extra thick – everyone loves this easy monster cookie recipe. No matter what occasion you serve these cookies at they’ll be a HIT! In a large mixing bowl, combine the peanut butter with the sugar and coconut … Sprinkle extra cinnamon-sugar on top if desired. To make these cookies, simply whisk together the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. I loved your bone picking. I am 62 and I would never think about treating anyone like that. You are a precious young lady and a gifted writer! Not a good face, but a face. Remove from the oven and let set for 3-4 minutes. Jacci. Thick, chewy Monster Cookies that are absolutely loaded with fun add-ins. All of the best cookies, combined into one! So let me brief ya real quick on these cookies – they’re fat. I compliment nearly everyone I meet, and they come from the heart. Drop heaping 1/4 cup-sized balls of dough onto the baking sheets, about 2-3" apart. Hi Jacci! These are awesome cookies, I like to make them with crunchy peanut butter which gives a lil more crunch to them. Then add in the baking soda, cornstarch and flour, mixing until combined. Cover and refrigerate dough for at LEAST 1 hour, up to overnight. It comes from every walk of life, but usually older folks. How To Make Monster Cookies. Transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely. Feel free to reserve some M&Ms for later to press into the tops of the cookie dough balls before baking. Therefore, I love these babies. I wish I could meet you in real life. This cookie is primarily made up of peanut butter, oats, chocolate and of course, butter! This recipe starts out like any other cookie recipe with butter, flour, and sugar. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment or silicone liners, or spray lightly with cooking spray. Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars. God bless you! Probably not a criminal or someone you need to treat as if she’s a chipmunk with the bubonic plague.**. This Monster … Thick & Chewy Monster Cookies – not just for monsters. Sending a hug your way. And there's no dough chilling! Hoped to see more of your amazing recipes. Hi Tammy, no, it calls for 1 and 1/2 cups flour. Tag Archives: thick monster cookies. Don't forget to save this to your favorite social media account! I typically use unsalted butter as that’s usually the standard unless stated otherwise so I’m not sure if that was the issue. Most days, anyway. Oct 7, 2016 - These Thick & Chewy Monster Cookies are awesome! I get looks all the time, too, in my petticoats and novelty prints. Hi, I haven’t tried your cookies yet. I’ve been searching for a Monster cookie recipe for my son’s birthday party and I decided to make these due to the thick and chewy nature. You have many supporters behind you–many more than that lady, which is why she doesn’t know how to interact with others. Thank you Miss Hayley for your honest and inspirational thoughts, stories and recipes! Blessings! But damn these cookies aren’t, love how thick they are. Add in the brown sugar & sugar, creaming together until combined. Jun 12, 2016 - These Thick & Chewy Monster Cookies are awesome! Thanks for your sweet comment You can use either unsalted or salted butter – if you use salted, keep in mind that the peanut butter is already kind of salty. At the rehearsal, the groom’s … I chose to use old fashioned oats to add some texture to these cookies. I am also used to it and don’t usually notice anymore – I’ve learned that people are just SOOOO confused when someone doesn’t fit in. Can’t wait to see all the happy kids enjoy these awesome cookies. I am a medically-retired military veteran and it is not always easy to come up with a smile. Posted on September 8, 2019 by Ruthanne. Keywords: Thick and chewy monster cookies, Tag @whiskingupyum on Instagram and hashtag it #whiskingupyum, Your email address will not be published. HOW TO MAKE MONSTER COOKIES. People fear what they don’t understand. You’re a happy bright adorable lady! I look forward to seeing your cookbook published soon and plan to share it as gifts with several friends for Christmas! Bake cookies for 10 minutes. Hi Tricia! I had a “leaking laugh” after reading about your tats!! So like I said before, you are a ROCK STAR! I’ll definitely be making them again soon. Best Ever Monster Cookies are loaded with M&M candies, peanut butter, and oats. I don’t usually see recipes that call for that much. These cookies are that dessert. Just now whipping up a TRIPLE batch to share after my sons Halloween concert. Look you have an awesome gift for baking so don’t worry about the negativity. Mar 28, 2020 - This Pin was discovered by Addi Dennis. Thank you for the recipe! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Combine well to make sure the M&Ms and chocolate chips are well dispersed throughout the batter. Mar 27, 2018 - These Thick & Chewy Monster Cookies are awesome! Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. So happy to hear you love these! Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. ★☆ I had a different recipe lined up, but after one bite of these, I scrapped it and will be using your recipe instead. Can’t wait. Let’s get baking! xoxo! I was ordering my drink when an older woman came into the cafe. Have a wonderful weekend! 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