Hi all, Be aware that flaxseed can act as a laxative... It looks like someone, probably my ten year old son went into the cookie jar last night after we went to bed and ate at least 5 of these... He is in for a surprise...LOL
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I am always looking for ways to bake healthier versions of the traditional stuff we love... I just created this recipe and my family loves them... Even my picky 10 yr old. It's good for when you want a snack but do not want to go overboard..
makes about 4 dozen
1/2 cup fat peanut butter 1/4 cup or butter 3/4 cup brown sugar or Splenda Brown 1 egg 3 Tbs. fat-free milk 3Tbs. honey 1 Tbs. vanilla 1 2/3 cups flour (1 c whole wheat 2/3 unbleached ) 1 Tbs Flaxseed (optional) 4 Tbs of dark choc. chips 2 Tbs of wheat germ 1 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees In a large bowl, mix peanut butter and butter until creamed. Mix in brown sugar. Then Beat in egg, milk, honey and vanilla. Mix in flour, baking powder and salt.
Form a ball about the size of a teaspoon and place about 2" apart on cookie sheet with your fingers flatten, the cookies slightly or spread the entire batter on a cookie sheet for bars. Bake at 350 degree for about 10 to 15 minutes. Cool.
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