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Peanut Butter Cookies

Categories: Cookies
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

Here's a tasty, healthy peanut butter cookie recipe. Be careful not to overbake these, or they'll be too hard.

Serves: Serves: 16 (3 each)


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup Sugar Twin or Sprinkle Sweet
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup Peter Pan reduced-fat creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg or equivalent in egg substitute

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, Sugar Twin, and baking powder. Add oil, water, peanut butter, vanilla extract, and egg. Mix well to combine.
  3. Shape into 48 (1-inch) balls. Place balls on ungreased baking sheets and flatten with a fork.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes.
  5. Place cookies on a wire rack and allow to cool.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY WITH THE KIDS IN MIND by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 1998 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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