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Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Just your basic peanut butter cookie is all you need at times and this recipe will suit those times perfectly with basic ingredients and tasty peanut butter flavor.

Tower of peanut butter cookies

Recipe Ingredients

1/3 cup plain flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
Pinch salt
2 tablespoons shortening
2 tablespoons peanut butter
1 teaspoon Sweet n Low
1 egg, beaten

Recipe Directions

Mix and stir all ingredients in order (flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, shortening, peanut butter and Sweet 'n Low). Add beaten egg and mix well.

Drop by large teaspoon on greased cookie sheet. Bake Peanut Butter Cookies at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving:
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories: 172; Total Fat: 6g; Carbohydrates: 31g; Cholesterol: 5mg; Protein: 2g; Sodium: 64mg;
Exchanges:  1 fruit, 1 starch, 1 fat

Variation: Peanut Butter Cookies II

Batch of Cookies

1/4 cup margarine or butter
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons granulated sugar replacement
2 tablespoons granulated brown sugar replacement
1 egg
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Cream together margarine, peanut butter and sugar replacements. add egg, water and vanilla, beating until fluffy. Combine flour, baking soda and baking powder in sifter and sift dry ingredients into creamed mixture. Stir to blend completely. Chill thoroughly, at least two hours or overnight. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets, 2 to 3-inches apart. Press flat with a floured bottom of a small glass. Bake at 375-degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

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