Phew, I feel much better that that’s off my chest.
So, being a rocket scientist and all I decided to marry the two.
adapted from Baked
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 tsp kosher salt
5 ¾ cups rolled oats
¾ cups (1 ½ sticks) cold unsalted butter, cut into cubes
1 ½ cups firmly packed light brown sugar
1 ½ cups granulated sugar
5 large eggs
1 tsp light corn syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups creamy peanut butter
1 whole bag of Monster Trail* mix
In the bowl of electric mixer with paddle attachment, cream butter until smooth and pale in color. Add the sugars and mix until incorporated.
Scrape down bowl and add eggs one at a time, beating until smooth and scraping down bowl when necessary. Add the corn syrup and vanilla and beat until incorporated.
Add peanut butter. Mix on low speed until just combined, add the oat mixture in three additions, mixing on low speed until just incorporated.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line baking sheets with parchment paper.You are making large cookies, so use you ice cream scoop to scoop dough…this is approx the size of 2 Tbsp â€“ 2 inches apart.