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Peanut butter cookies

Description Edit

Makes 36 cookies, approximately 64 calories and 3 grams fat per cookie. From Canadian Living.

Ingredients Edit

  • ¾ cup crunchy peanut butter
  • ¾ cup mashed potato
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup rice flour
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped peanuts

Directions Edit

  1. In bowl, cream together peanut butter and mashed potato until smooth.
  2. Beat in sugar until fluffy.
  3. Beat in egg.
  4. Combine rice flour, cornstarch, cream of tartar and baking soda.
  5. Add to peanut butter mixture; mix well.
  6. Stir in vanilla.
  7. Place in refrigerator for about 25 minutes until batter firms a bit.
  8. With hands gently form batter into round balls (1 tsp sized); place on nonstick baking sheet 2½ inches apart.
  9. Using fork that has been dipped into rice flour, flatten cookies to about ¼ inch thickness.
  10. Sprinkle peanuts over top.
  11. Bake in 375 °F oven for about 15-20 or until golden brown around edges.