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Cocoa Nutty Bites

YIELD Makes 24 cookies

INGREDIENTS

1 cup creamy unsweetened natural peanut butter*
1/2 cup light brown sugar, not packed
1/4 cup sucralose-based sugar substitute
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 egg, beaten
*Choose natural peanut butter that is not hydrogenated. Check label carefully.

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine peanut butter, brown sugar, sugar substitute, cocoa, cinnamon, salt and ginger in medium bowl. Add egg; stir until well blended.
  2. Shape dough into 24 (1-inch) balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten balls with fork to 1/2-inch thickness.
  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are firm and lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Note
This simple recipe is unusual because it doesn't contain any flour–but it still makes great cookies!
This recipe appears in: Chocolate
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Serving Size: 1 cookie
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 8 g
Cholesterol 9 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 5 g
Calories from Fat 55 %
Calories 85
Protein 3 g
Sodium 79 mg
DIETARY EXCHANGE:
Fat 1
Starch 1/2

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