I scream, you scream, we all scream for COOKIES!? Not just any old cookies, peanut butter-chocolate cookies! Sounds sinful right? NOT. I love peanut butter cookies way to much to stop myself from turning into a deprived cookie monster every time I see them. Yes, this was a problem until I stumbled upon this guilt-free peanut butter cookie recipe. So leave your stretchy pants in the closet my friends and feel free to indulge; this guiltless cookie is worth its weight in gold!
Guilt Free Peanut Butter & Chocolate Cookies
Makes approx. 20 cookies (approx. 120 healthy calories each)Adapted from PB Fingers INGREDIENTS: 1/3 c. natural peanut butter
½ c. brown sugar, packed
¼ c. agave nectar
¼ c. coconut oil
1 c. oats
1 c. flour
¾ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. salt
½ tbsp. cinnamon
4 tbsp. chocolate chips METHOD: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix peanut butter, brown sugar, agave nectar, coconut oil and eggs together until fully. In a separate bowl, combine oats, flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Slowing mix flour mixture into peanut butter mixture. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto cookie sheet and bake for approx. 8 minutes or until sides of cookies begin to brown slightly. Cool and enjoy, guilt-free that is!