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Whole Wheat Cookies

 Whole Wheat Cookies
These soft, old-fashioned cookies are quite flavorful. With the goodness of wheat germ, they make a wholesome snack.—Bertie Carter, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
24 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and honey. Beat in
  • egg and vanilla. Combine the dry ingredients; gradually add to
  • creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  • Flatten with a fork dipped in sugar.
  • Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool on
  • pans for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Yield: about 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 124 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 133 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.