Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • Parchment paper or vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup trans fat-free margarine
  • 2 ounces (1/4 cup) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 10 tablespoons natural peanut butter (chunky or creamy)
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white whole-wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or coat with cooking spray; set aside. In a medium bowl, cream together margarine, cream cheese, peanut butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, egg, and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine oats, all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, baking soda, and salt and stir into sugar mixture. Drop by a slightly heaping tablespoon onto prepared baking sheet and flatten slightly. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet and cool on a wire rack. Makes 26 cookies.


Yield: 26 servings

Nutritional Info

  • Calories = 136
  • Fat = 5 gm
  • Saturated fat = 1gm
  • Trans fat = 0 gm
  • Cholesterol = 9 mg
  • Protein = 2 gm
  • Sodium = 120 mg
  • Carbohydrate = 24 gm
  • Fiber = 1 gm
  • Calcium = 10 mg
  • Calories from fat = 33%

Food exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat