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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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
  • Makes
    about 4 dozen


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 124 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 133mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
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