Thursday, January 7, 2010

"Magical" (Chocolate) Peanut Butter Cookies

The EASIEST cookie recipe I've ever made! (See below for alternate recipe, equally simple)

Ingredients
  • 1 Cup creamy peanut butter (I use Peanut Butter & Co CHOCOLATE Peanut Butter)
  • 1 Egg beater
  • 1 cup sugar (it doesn't turn out as well w/ splenda, but you can use it if you want)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
Directions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the peanut butter, Splenda, the egg beater, and vanilla, and stir well with a spoon.
  3. Roll the dough into balls the size of walnuts. Place the balls on the prepared baking sheet. With a fork, press a crisscross design on each cookie.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes, remove from the oven. Cool slightly before removing from pan.

(Makes 18 cookies)
Nutrition
Calories 122
Fat 6g
Sat Fat 1g
Sodium 60mg
Carbs 15g
Fiber 1
Sugars 13g
Protein 3g




2 comments:

  1. Oh hey... I didn't say this b/c I used only 1c of sugar, but the reason it calls for 1-1/3 c is so that you are supposed to put 1 c in the batter and use the other 1/3c for dipping the fork in so it doesn't stick when you make the criss crosses, and sprinkling on the top.

    You can make the with crunchy PB too!

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  2. I know...i just always use more splenda than sugar. It says measures cup for cup but it DOESN'T!

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