Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

“These will be THE LAST peanut butter chocolate chip recipe you try! YUMM. These taste really sinful, but they are actually healthy for you. I adapted this recipe from the classic nestle one. (shh...I think these are even BETTER) They are very thick, soft, and chewy cookies and I promise you that NO ONE will be able to eat just one. I hope you enjoy baking (and eating) these as much as I do.”
READY IN:
38mins
SERVES:
36
YIELD:
36 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt together in a medium mixing bowl; set aside.
  2. Beat butters, sugars, applesauce, and honey on medium speed until creamy, about 3 minutes.
  3. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  4. Gradually beat in flour mixture, just until combined.
  5. Scrape down bowl (for flour buildup on the sides) and stir in chocolate chips.
  6. Set OVEN to 375ºF (If using dark or nonstick pan, lower temperature to 350ºF).
  7. Drop dough by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  8. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are set but centers are still soft; cookies should NOT be browning yet.
  9. *optional: You can quickly chill dough or dropped cookie dough on baking sheets in the freezer 10-15 minutes before baking, for a thicker cookie.
  10. You can also position oven racks to top and bottom thirds of oven; halfway through baking, rotate cookie sheet top to bottom and front to back.

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