Light Peanut Butter Cookies

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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