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Low Calorie and Fabulous Peanut Butter Cookies

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“I found this recipe in a Low Calorie cookbook that was written before Low Calorie was truly en vogue. I made these cookies last weekend and the whole family LOVED them. They stay soft, but are best right out of the oven. (They won't stay around long anyway!)”
READY IN:
20mins
YIELD:
36 Cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Combine flour and baking soda in small bowl and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, using a mixer, lightly beat margarine until soft, then add dry ingredients (sugar and brown sugar) and peanut butter.
  4. Beat until smooth, scraping edges as necessary.
  5. Add in egg whites and vanilla and mix well.
  6. Now add the flour mixture and beat slowly.
  7. Fold in oats using a spatula.
  8. Drop onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. These cookies don't spread very much so you can put them fairly close together.
  10. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges turn golden brown.
  11. This recipe yields about 36 medium cookies.
  12. Each cookie has about 70 calories- not too shabby!

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