Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I actually have a recipe going up today, yay!!  This little gem requires no flour and is quick and easy to throw together.  The cookies come out nice and chewy, and taste amazing!

For those of you that just read my recipe posts, please know that I won't be posting recipes every week like I have in the past.  My focus has changed a bit in my life.  I still love developing recipes and will do so in my spare time, but I will be very busy this year teaching classes on essential oils (which have changed my life and my family's life, physically, mentally and emotionally) and heading up the local GF group.  Please continue to read my posts and enjoy my blog, even if they are few and far between.  I love my readers and I do appreciate you reading my blog.

If you would like to be a part of my journey in learning about essential oils, I do teach webinars about twice a month.  Below are this month's webinars:

January 16 2014, 6:30pm (MST)Taking Control of Your Hormones: We will be talking about the joys of womanhood: how our hormones are supposed to be working and how to balance them with doTERRA essential oils and products when they are out of balance.  We'll be focusing on PMS, infertility, and menopause issues.

To register for the webinar go here:http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EA51D98185463C

To attend the webinar go here: http://www.anymeeting.com/481-169-309


January 28 2014, 8:45pm (MST)Slim & Sassy Weight Management: With January winding down, do you New Year's resolutions need help? This is a fantastic webinar thta gives insight to why we sometimes fail with our dieting and how we can succed in really losing the body fat.

To register for the webinar go here: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EA51D788894D3A

To attend the webinar go here: http://www.anymeeting.com/489-883-691

Okay, now on to the recipe....


Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
1 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup palm oil shortening
1 3/4 cups coconut sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
3 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 cups Gluten Free rolled oats
1 1/2 cups Enjoy Life dark chocolate morsels or other dairy-free chocolate chips
2/3 cup chopped nuts (peanuts or walnuts)

Directions
Preheat oven to 350F. With a stand mixing, cream together the peanut butter, shortening, coconut sugar and honey. Add in the baking powder and baking soda and mix until combined.

Beat in the eggs and vanilla until combined.  Stir in the oats, chocolate chips, and nuts.

Drop by spoonfuls until an ungreased cookie sheet and bake about 10 minutes.  Allow the cookies to cool for about 5 minutes on the tray, then transfer them to a cooling rack to finish cooling completely.

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