ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Thins

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Chill time 1 hr
Yield

2 dozen.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons stick margarine
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat crunchy peanut butter spread

Nutrition Information

  • calories 101
  • caloriesfromfat 33 %
  • fat 3.7 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.7 g
  • carbohydrate 15.7 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 9 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 56 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl. Cut in margarine with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in egg and vanilla.

  2. Pat dough into a 13- x 9- x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. Remove from oven; let cool completely on a wire rack.

  3. Combine chocolate morsels and peanut butter in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture melts. Spread chocolate mixture over crust; cover and chill at least 1 hour. Cut into 24 bars. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container.

Cooking Light Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Quick and Easy Cookbook