Simple, Delicious, Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies

October 4, 2012 in Desserts, Recipes, Snacks

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As I type this, I am smelling them. Oh why didn’t I exercise when the girls went to bed, why?!¬†Healthy and cookies don’t often go together and include delicious, but these are different. Simple, delicious, and healthy peanut butter cookies what more can I say? I just hope you all enjoy!

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cups oats ( I use quick oats – just what I have on hand)

Mix it all together – did I mention simple? 5 ingredients. That’s it.

It took me 10 minutes to get everything out of the cupboards, measured, mixed and into the oven. Little to no spreading, so fill up that cookie sheet!

Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes. Golden on the bottom, still looking soft on the top.

So why did I make these cookies 8 o’clock at night after not exercising? I wanted chocolate. BAD. Yeah I know I didn’t list anything chocolate or cocoa in the ingredient list. I did add it to the second batch going in to oven as a second thought. To be 100% honest, I liked them better without the chocolate chips. Shocking I know.

Simple, Delicious, Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cups oats

Instructions

  1. Mix it all together.
  2. Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes. Golden on the bottom, still looking soft on the top.
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