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Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep time 25 mins
Cook time 28 mins
Yield 4 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons light-colored corn syrup
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 59
  • fat 2 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • protein 1.0 g
  • carbohydrate 9.5 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 23 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • calcium 14 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients in a bowl. Beat brown sugar and next 3 ingredients with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add corn syrup, vanilla, and egg; beat well. Stir in flour mixture.

  3. Coat hands lightly with cooking spray, and shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls. Roll balls in 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, and place 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Flatten cookies with the bottom of a glass.

  4. Bake at 375° for 7 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Remove from pans, and cool cookies on wire racks.

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