Giant peanut, oat and smartie cookies

peanuts, oats and chocolate candy...
peanuts, oats and chocolate candy…


Preheat your oven to 180*C and line a baking sheet with baking parchment.


  • 225g granulated sugar
  • 175g brown sugar
  • 225g butter


  • 2 eggs, lighlty beaten
  • 1Tablespoon vanilla extract

and beat until light and fluffy.


  • 300g plain (cake) flour
  • 5 ml bicarbonate of soda

Add to egg mix together with

  • 125g rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup of peanuts

Spoon 1/4 cup of mix onto your baking sheet at a time.  I usually get four cookies to one large sheet.  Make sure you leave plenty of space for them to spread out.

Poke your smarties (or chocolate m&m’s ) into the top of the cookie, and bake for 8-10 minutes (or until lightly browned).

The cookies will still be soft and you need to let them harden for a few minutes before transferring them to a rack to cool.  Try and wait until they are cooled completely to enjoy them at their best.

4 Responses to “Giant peanut, oat and smartie cookies”

  1. […] tea room) and accomplishing it all beautifully. You can certainly understand why when you see these giant Peanut, oat and M &M’s […]

  2. on 10 Jun 2009 at 6:12 am Aparna

    I was inspired by your cookies to make some of my own. Thank you.
    I wanted to tell you this but, you beat me to it. :)

    Aparna’s last blog post..Chocolate Rainbow Polka Dot Cookies (a.k.a Smarties/ M&Ms/ Gems Cookies!)

  3. on 10 Jun 2009 at 6:32 am African Vanielje

    Marye, thanks for the mention, and Aparna, yours look great. Don’tcha just love the blogosphere…BTW I love your name for them.

  4. on 27 Apr 2011 at 7:52 am Tania Reid

    Where has Kassia&Figg gone? i visited the shop rexcently and to my horror, the cookies weren’t there, the vibe was gone and imagine my dismay when they told me that the original owners sold the store…… Please let me know where this rare gem, Kassia&Figg can be found?

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