Recipe of the Month


2  1/2  cups quick-cooking oats

1  1/2  cups all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup creamy peanut butter

1 cup butter

1 cup granulated sugar

1 cup packed brown sugar

2 large eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

70  unwrapped chocolate candies

Heat oven to 350 degrees

In medium bowl, combine oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda

and salt; mix well.

In large bowl, beat together peanut butter and butter with

electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.

Beat in granulated and brown sugar, eggs and vanilla until blended.

Beat in flour mixture just until blended  On ungreased baking

sheets, drop dough by level tablespoonsfuls 2 inches apart.

Bake 13 minutes or until golden.  Immediately press chocolate firmly in

center of each cookie.  Remove cookies to wire rack to

cool completely.