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Peanut Butter Cookies - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Peanut Butter Cookies - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Dessert | Serves: 30

(207 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 74
Protein: 2 g
Carbs: 9 g
Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 64 mg
Fiber: 1 g

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You won't believe how easy it is to turn this lunch box favorite into a healthier cookie. You can save up to 50 calories and 4 g of fat, or more per cookie!
Ingredients:
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 egg whites
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup natural peanut butter
3 tablespoons butter, softened
1/4 cup Kashi Go Lean Crunch cereal
Directions:
1 Preheat oven to 375.
2 Beat sugars, butter, peanut butter and egg whites in a bowl.
3 Add flours, baking powder and beat again. Stir in cereal.
4 Drop by spoonfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet. Using, a fork dipped in cold water, press down to make a criss-cross design before baking.
5 Bake for 8-10 minutes or until done. Do not overbake.
6 Yield: 30 cookies.
7 ENJOY!

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