Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr, Jan Gautro
This simple mix-and-drop chocolate peanut butter cookie dough comes together in minutes and may not even require a shopping trip, thanks to its pantry-friendly ingredients.

Yield:

3 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 128
Caloriesfromfat 32 %
Fat 4.5 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 2.2 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 2.3 g
Carbohydrate 20.5 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 106 mg
Calcium 16 mg

Ingredients

1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup canola oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 large egg whites
1 large egg
12 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2 2/3 cups)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup semisweet chocolate minichips

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth.

3. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture, stirring just until combined. Stir in minichips. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on 2 baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until golden. Cool on a wire rack.

Kathy Farrell-Kingsley,

Cooking Light

December 2008
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