1. In a large bowl beat the peanut butter and butter with an electric
mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the brown
sugar, granulated sugar, baking powder, and baking soda; beat
until combined. Beat in the eggs and vanilla until combined. Stir in
the rolled oats. Stir in the nuts and the M&M’s.
2. Drop dough by a 1/4 cup measure or scoop 4 inches apart on an
ungreased cookie sheet. Bake cookies in a 350 degree oven about
15 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on
the cookie sheet.
3. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and cool. Makes 26 large cookies.