Thursday, April 21, 2011

Butter Peanut Cookies (egg-free)

I have a new recipe for egg-free cookies. I am really surprised how good they taste. This one is buttery peanut butter.

6 TB 70 calorie margarine
1/2 cup plus 2 TB of peanut butter preferably Natural
1/2 cup Splenda or = valent
2 tsp milled flax seed
1 tsp water
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 TB imitation low calorie mayonnaise (heaping TB)
1/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder like Sego or Carnation

Combine everything in a small to medium sized bowl
Drop by half TB onto baking pan and bake at 350 degrees F until set like a toll house cookie, 8 minutes or so.

Remove from pan carefully with a metal spatula.

Makes about 30 cookies.
45 calories ea. but only 2.5 carb. Gr.

I always like a couple of these, three if I'm famished with vanilla yogurt or vanilla yogurt with frozen berries, sugar less versions of all. It is very filling. A splurge and a great meal substitution, protein, milk and fruit all at once.

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