almond butter oatmeal cookies

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Guys, guys, guys.... this is one mean recipe for a good cookie. No, let's not say good. It's beyond good. It's addictive. Like, I make a double batch of these every 3 days because I consume all cookies and dough of the cookies, kind of addictive. After I had Warner, my sweet friend Lucy brought these over to satisfy my sweet tooth, because we all know mine is as sweet as they come. When I asked her for the recipe, she said she originially got it here, but the recipe was vegan and she confessed that she totally undid the vegan-ness by substituting in butter and eggs instead of the coconut oil and flax. Yep, I am totally fine with the unveganizing because it still has no flour, which I trick myself into thinking that these are 100% healthy and therefore I am justified in devouring unimaginable numbers of them in a short time span. I find that making these SOLELY to consume the dough yields the best result, but if you go the extra mile and make them into actually cookies then they are pretty good that way, too :)

Almond Butter Oatmeal Cookies
Yields: 3 dozen-ish

1/4 cup butter
1 cup almond butter
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2 eggs

1 1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 tsp salt
3 cups quick oats
chocolate chips
walnuts {optional}

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream together the butter, almond butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until well blended. Add vanilla extract and eggs. Beat together. Add oats, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Mix until well blended. Add chocolate chips and walnuts, if desired.

Roll small balls of dough on ungreased baking sheet or parchment paper tray. Bake 10-12 minutes.

You're welcome. Now on to a needless amount of pictures of said cookies. Because they were beautiful to photograph.


  1. Sounds delicious! About how many cookies does the recipe yield?

  2. They look super yummy!!! i just baked a sheet of Chocolate Chip Cookies and cant wait to get into them!!

  3. I'm trying to be good and you are making it very hard, friend!! I have a killer sweet tooth too but I'm not as lucky as you because if I eat as much as I want, my body shows :-/

  4. those look delicious & I'm going to use the inclusion of oats as an excuse to consider these very healthy!

  5. As soon as I start eating sweets again, Im making that first! =)

  6. Those look amazing! Officially pinned :) And thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog!

  7. You were not joking! I have made these cookies twice now and they are beyond delicious! Thank you for the recipe!

  8. Does anyone have any tips for cooking this with old fashioned oats [Quaker Oats old fashioned]?

    Also, how did you get your cookies into such a perfect shape?

  9. Add chocolate chips if you desire??? ARE YOU JOKING MY KENNY????
    My husband is allergic to peanuts so I have been looking for some almond butter cookie recipes. I am going to have to try these. I miss you!!!!