Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

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Quick Facts

Servings: 30
An old favorite with more nutrition power (higher in fiber and protein, lower in fat) than other cookies.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter, natural
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unbleached flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups oatmeal, uncooked

Directions

  • 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 oatmeal.
  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 119
  Calories from Fat 41 (34%)
(7%)Total Fat 5g
(6%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(6%)Cholesterol 18mg
(5%)Sodium 119mg
(2%)Potassium 78mg
Total Carbohydrate 17g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 7g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(6%)Protein 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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