Light Peanut Butter Cookies

Looking for a dessert recipe? Then check out these delicious peanut butter cookies.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 3 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 78
 

Ingredients

1
cup creamy peanut butter
1/4
cup shortening
1
cup firmly packed brown sugar
2/3
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
1/3
cup skim milk
2
tablespoons light corn syrup
3
cups all purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt

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  • 1 In large bowl, combine peanut butter and shortening; beat well. Add brown sugar and sugar; beat until well blended. Add vanilla and eggs; blend well. Add milk and corn syrup; mix well.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well. Add to peanut butter mixture; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours for easier handling.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork. If necessary, dip fork in sugar to prevent sticking.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
  • 1 In large bowl, combine peanut butter and shortening; beat well. Add brown sugar and sugar; beat until well blended. Add vanilla and eggs; blend well. Add milk and corn syrup; mix well.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well. Add to peanut butter mixture; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours for easier handling.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork. If necessary, dip fork in sugar to prevent sticking.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.