Gale Gand's Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies
You won’t believe this cookie is low in calories — so sit back and enjoy one without feeling guilty!
1 cup unsalted butter
1 1/3 cups Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
2/3 cup dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup creamy peanut butter
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Place the butter, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, brown sugar, and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl. Mix, using the paddle attachment of an electric mixer, until the mixture is light and creamy (approximately 1 to 1 1/2 minutes). Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add flour, baking soda and salt. Mix well. Add peanut butter and stir until well mixed. Add chocolate and mix briefly.
- Roll cookie dough into 48 balls using approximately 1 tablespoon dough per ball. Place balls on an ungreased cookie pan. Dip a fork in water and press a criss-cross pattern into the top of each cookie.
- Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.
Makes 48 cookies.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 cookie): Calories 120 | Calories from Fat 70 | Fat 7g (sat 3.5g) | Cholesterol 20mg | Sodium 95mg | Carbohydrates 10g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 4g | Protein 3g.
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.