Ranger cookies are big, hearty cookies that pack in all kinds of goodies from oats to peanuts to Wheaties cereal! #cookies #recipe
5 from 3 votes

Ranger Cookies

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
27 mins
Servings: 30 cookies
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy cookie recipes, easy dessert recipes, kid-friendly recipes
Calories: 231 kcal

These ranger cookies are loaded with all kinds of good for you things! My husband eats them for breakfast!


  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups Wheaties cereal
  • 1 cup salted peanuts chopped
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  3. Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
  4. Stir in the flour, oats, baking powder, and baking soda.
  5. When well combined, mix in the Wheaties, peanuts, and chocolate chips. Stir vigorously to break up the cereal as you stir.

  6. Use a medium cookie scoop to drop balls of dough on an ungreased cookie sheet. Place dough balls about 2 inches apart. Flatten each cookie slightly with a glass bottom dipped in granulated sugar.

  7. Bake 10-12 minutes, cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute and then remove to cooling rack.
Nutrition Facts
Ranger Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 231 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 138mg6%
Potassium 142mg4%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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