Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
Yield: 30 cookies
An old favorite with more nutrition power (higher in fiber and
protein, lower in fat) than other cookies.
1/4 cup (55g) margarine
1/2 cup (125g) peanut butter, natural
1/2 cup (100g) sugar
1/2 cup (80g) brown sugar, packed
1 tsp (5mL) vanilla extract
1 cup (120g) unbleached flour
1 tsp (4g) baking soda
1/2 tsp (3g) salt
2 cups (175g) oatmeal, uncooked
Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C).
Cream together margarine, peanut butter and sugars. Add eggs and
vanilla extract and beat well. Add flour, baking soda and salt, mix together. Stir in
Prepare baking sheets with vegetable oil spray. Using a spoon, place
1-inch (3cm) spoonfuls of dough about 2 inches (5cm) apart on baking sheets. Bake for
10–15 minutes until cookies are firm. When done, remove cookies with a spatula and place
on a cooling rack or paper towels.
Total Fat: 4g
% Calories from fat: 36%
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