Lower-Calorie Peanut Butter Cookies
Recipe from Vegetarian Times

30 minutes or fewer. These are very tender cookies, and they break easily, so handle carefully.

Lower-Calorie Peanut Butter Cookies

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Yield: about 60 cookies
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  • 1   cup 
    creamy, well-stirred peanut butter, preferably all natural
  • 1   cup 
    apple juice concentrate, thawed and undiluted
  • 1/2  cup 
    sucralose-type sweetener
  • 2   teaspoons 
    vanilla extract
  • 1   cup 
    whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons 
    baking soda
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly spray 2 baking sheets with cooking spray, or line with baking parchment, and set aside.
Mix peanut butter, apple juice, sweetener and vanilla until blended but not smooth. In second bowl, whisk together flour and baking soda, and fold into peanut butter mixture. Stir until thick. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto baking sheets, about 2 inches apart. Use fork dipped in flour to make crisscross marks on top of each cookie.
Bake 12 minutes, or until light brown. Remove from oven; cool on sheets.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 40, Fat, total (g) 2, carb. (g) 5, pro. (g) 1, sodium (mg) 50, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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