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Paradise and Pennant Candied Fruit

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Our hardy version of this timeless classic also includes a little sweet. We start with an oatmeal cookie, then add peanut butter, chocolate chips, and candied cherries to the mix, transforming into something delightfully unexpected.

fathers_day_cookies Recipe


  • 1/2 cup (one stick) margarine or butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup Mini Chocolate Chips
  • 4 oz. candied cherries chopped


    1. Preheat oven to 350º
    2. Beat together margarine and sugars until creamy
    3. Add egg and vanilla, mix well
    4. Add combined flour, baking soda, salt, and mix well
    5. Stir in oats, peanut butter, mini chocolate chips and candied fruit, mix well
    6. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper
    7. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown
    8. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet

Yields approximately 3 dozen