Peanut Butter & Jelly Oatmeal Cookies

peanut butter & jelly oatmeal cookies

Smart & Final challenged us to use items from their condiment and oatmeal aisle to create a recipe that showcases their First Street products.  It’s no secret that I love to bake so when given oatmeal, peanut butter and strawberry preservatives what else was I suppose to do but bake up some cookies?

With fall  in the air and kids heading back to school I wanted to make cookies that are reminiscent of our childhood.  Peanut butter and jelly might be a classic childhood combination but adults also enjoy these two flavors together.  It’s nostalgic and just plain good! These peanut butter and jelly oatmeal cookies are the perfect treat to pack in your children’s lunch box, while you’re at it pack a few for yourself too!   They’re soft and light.  The oatmeal adds a nice texture to the cookies, plus oatmeal is full of fiber and it’s healthy right?!  So that cancels out the butter that was used in baking these cookies. (well… not really.) The peanut butter is slightly salty and rich while the strawberry preservatives is sweet and jammy.   The best part is that they’re easy to make and will keep for a few days in an air tight container.

first street collage - peanut butter & jelly oatmeal cookies

You can roll the dough in First Street Nut Topping for an extra crunch!

Smart & Final is giving away 10 $200 American Express Gift Checks, 10 $100 American Express Gift Checks and 20 First Street bags filled with an assortment of First Street products and a $50 SmartCash cards for their #FirstStreetGrandEvent.  You can enter from September 7th to 20th.  Anyone who purchases at least 1 participating First Street item at their local Smart & Final will receive a unique code on their receipt.  Then go to First Street Grand Event to enter the code for a chance to win!   Good luck!!

peanut butter & jelly oatmeal cookies

Also great for an afternoon snack with a cold glass of milk!

 

This project has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for #collectivebias

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18 comments

  1. Nicole@HeatOvenTo350 says:

    I love peanut butter and jelly. This is the time of year that I really crave it, too. It must have to do with the back-to-school season. These cookies look like they would definitely satisfy my cravings. I love the idea of rolling them in real peanuts, too.

  2. kitchenrunway says:

    Nichole @ HeatOvenTo350: Yes – definitely has to do with back to school season! Thanks!!

    Lauren: Thank you!! You’re the best! Woothoo! :)

  3. kitchenrunway says:

    Beth: Thank you!! I think it’s the perfect combo too! :)

    Brandie (@ Home Cooking Memories) Thank you!

    Laura: Thank you!!

    Amy@Dealusional: yum – jam cookies!

    Carolyn West: It’s my 1st time using First Street preserves and I was really happy with it! Yes, you’ll definitely have to give it a try! :)

    Laura: Thank you!!

    Amy Tong: I agree!

    Laura @ A Healthy Jalapeno: Thank you!! Yes – a winner for adults & kids! A win – win cookie!

    Jules from a Little Bite of Life: Thank you! The oatmeal just adds a bit of texture :)

    Diana (Created by Diane): Thanks! Milk and cookies are just meant to be!

    Samantha @ A Little Simplicity: :) yay!!

    Chelsea @Someday I’ll Learn: Thank you! Hope you love it!!

    Jen (The Domestic Diva): Thanks Jen!!

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