Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Nutrition Facts

    • Calories: 90
    • Fat: 6g
    • Saturated Fat: 1g
    • Cholesterol: 5mg
    • Sodium: 58mg
    • Carbohydrates: 7g
    • Fiber: 1g
    • Protein: 3g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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Peanut butter cookies get healthy with whole wheat flour and some oats for a bit of crunch. These healthy cookies are moist and delicious.


    • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
    • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1 cup smooth natural peanut butter
    • 1/2 cup reduced-calorie trans fat free margarine
    • 1 egg
    • 1 egg white
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract


    • 1. In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, salt and baking soda.
    • 2. In another bowl, combine brown sugar, peanut butter, margarine, egg, egg white and vanilla.
    • 3. Add peanut butter mixture to flour mixture and stir to combine well. Refrigerate batter for 30 minutes, covered with plastic wrap.
    • 4. Preheat oven to 375°. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
    • 5. Drop teaspoonfuls of batter on baking sheets, 2 inches apart. Flatten with a fork to make a crisscross pattern. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, or until edges are slightly browned.
    • 6. Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely. 
Yield: 30 cookies

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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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