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Must-Have Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oats, raisins, and peanut butter add a nutritional bonus to traditional chocolate chip cookies.

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  • Makes: 40 servings
  • Yields: 40 cookies
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Bake: 10 hrs 350°F per batch

Must-Have Chocolate Chip Cookies



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F. In a small bowl, combine raisins and boiling water; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine peanut butter and butter; beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar or substitute, egg, cinnamon, vanilla, and baking soda. Beat until combined. Add flour; beat until smooth. Stir oats.
  3. Drain the raisins; stir raisins and chocolate pieces into oat mixture.
  4. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer to wire racks; let cool. Makes about 40 cookies.

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*Sugar Substitutes:

Choose from Splenda Granular or Sugar Twin or Sweet 'N Low packets in bulk. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar. With Sweet 'N Low, you'll get about 34 cookies.

Prepare cookies as directed. Store at room temperature for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts (Must-Have Chocolate Chip Cookies)

    Per serving:
  • 87 kcal cal.,
  • 4 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 3 mg chol.,
  • 47 mg sodium,
  • 12 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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