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Skinny Peanut Butter Cookies

skinny peanut butter cookies Dessert
Skinny Peanut Butter Cookies
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 30

37% less fat • 30% less sat fat • 17% less calories than the original recipe. Honey adds sweetness and texture to a favorite cookie now made with whole wheat flour. MORE+ LESS-

Updated June 3, 2019

Ingredients

1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup peanut butter
1/4
cup no-trans-fat 68% vegetable oil spread stick, softened
1
egg
2
tablespoons honey
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
3/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
Additional granulated sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the brown sugar, peanut butter and vegetable oil spread with electric mixer on low speed until well mixed. Beat in honey and egg until well blended. Beat in remaining ingredients until dough forms.
  • 2
    Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Place balls about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped in additional granulated sugar.
  • 3
    Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • If you want cookies with a little less fat content, you can try reduced-fat peanut butter instead of regular. We tested the recipe with 25% less-fat peanut butter spread and had good results.
  • The honey in this recipe enhances the flavor and cookie texture.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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