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Low-Fat Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
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Low-Fat Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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"When you bite into one of these yummy cookies, you'll never guess it's low in fat," says field editor Maria Regakis of Somerville, Massachusetts.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing Bake: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing Bake: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 62 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 64 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add egg white; beat until blended. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Shape into an 8-in. roll; wrap in plastic wrap. Freeze for 2 hours or until firm.
  2. Unwrap and cut into slices, about 1/4 in. thick. Place 2 in. apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350° for 6-8 minutes for chewy cookies or 8-10 minutes for crisp cookies. Cool for 1-2 minutes before removing to wire racks; cool completely. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Originally published as Peanut Butter Cookies in Taste of Home April/May 2004, p21

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 62 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 64 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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