Peanut Butter Cookies
1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup margarine
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh orange rind
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 egg well beaten
1/3 cup orange juice
Sugar substitute equal to 1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup seedless raisins
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.
Cream together margarine, peanut butter, orange rind, and vanilla. Add egg, orange juice,
and sweetener; blend well. Add dry ingredients gradually; mix well after each addition.
Add raisins; mix well.
Measure 1 level tablespoonful of dough for each cookie. Roll between hands to form ball.
Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet; flatten with fork.
Bake about 15 minutes. Store cookies in a tightly covered tin.
This recipe yields 12 servings. Serving size: 2 cookies.
Exchanges Per Serving: 2 Fat, 1 1/2 Starch.
Nutrition Facts: Carbohydrates 22g; Protein 5g; Fat 10g; Calories 191; Fiber 2.5g; Sodium
224mg; Cholesterol 23mg.