Somewhat healthy cookies
Somewhat Healthy Cookies

You are going to love these peanut butter cookies. They are yummy and delightfully light. They are “somewhat” healthy because of the wheat bran and wheat germ. Plus, they are loaded with raisins, nuts, coconut and dates. 

Makes 24 cookies

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup peanut butter

1 cup brown sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup flour

2 1/2 cups rolled oats

3/4 cup wheat bran

1/4 cup wheat germ

1/2 cup Thompson raisins

1/2 cup pecans, chopped

1/2 cup coconut, shredded

1/2 cup dates, chopped

Directions: 

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F°. 

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, peanut butter and brown sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and beat well. 

Combine flour, salt, baking soda and add to egg mixture. Mix until smooth. Stir in remaining ingredients. 

Drop spoonfuls onto cookie sheet and press down slightly with a fork. Bake for 12-15 minutes.  

Raw cookie dough on baking sheet.
Cookie Dough

Other Cookies To Make:

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Baking Simplified
4 Baking Tips the Pros Know
Subscribe today and receive this quick guide right to your inbox:
welcome!
Hi, I’m Amanda
I love to bake, and I love to eat, welcome to my blog! Here you'll find recipes, baking tips, and more.