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Must-Have Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes: 40 servings Yield: 40 cookies
Prep 20 mins Bake 350°F10 hrs  per batch
Must-Have Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • 1  cup  raisins
  • 1/2  cup  boiling water
  • 1/2  cup  peanut butter
  • 1/4  cup  butter, softened
  • 1/2  cup  sugar or sugar substitute* equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2  cup  refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 2 eggs
  • 1  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1/2  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/2  cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4  cups  rolled oats
  • 1  cup  semisweet chocolate pieces or chunks

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.

From the Test Kitchen*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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 40,
  • cal. (kcal) 87,
  • Fat, total (g) 4,
  • chol. (mg) 3,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 12,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • sodium (mg) 47,
  • Other Carb () 1,
  • Fat () 1,
  • Carb Choice () 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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