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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

"These cookies are soft and chewy with the old-fashioned goodness of oatmeal and peanut butter," says Rollin Barkeim of Trempealeau, Wisconsin. "I take them to work and on camping trips since they travel very well."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat egg whites and brown sugar until frothy. Beat in peanut butter, applesauce, honey and vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, milk powder and baking soda; gradually add to peanut butter mixture.
  • 2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 5 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2 cookies) equals 114 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 127 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.