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These easy peanut butter cookies will satisfy your sweet and savory cravings. Make a batch the next time you want a healthy dessert the whole family will love.


Recipe Summary

45 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 3 baking sheets with cooking spray.

  • Combine brown sugar, peanut butter, oil, eggs and vanilla in a mixing bowl; add water and beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir together all-purpose and whole-wheat flours, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a small bowl. Stir the dry ingredients into the brown-sugar mixture just until combined.

  • Roll the dough between your palms into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets. Flatten the cookies with a fork, dipping it into flour if it begins to stick to the dough. Sprinkle with peanuts, pressing them lightly into the dough with your fingers.

  • Bake the cookies, one sheet at a time, until golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

97 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 15g; dietary fiber 0.6g; sugars 9.1g; fat 3.3g; saturated fat 0.4g; cholesterol 7.8mg; vitamin a iu 11.5IU; folate 17.9mcg; calcium 16.4mg; iron 0.5mg; magnesium 6.4mg; potassium 33.5mg; sodium 75.1mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

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