Thursday, August 19, 2010

No Bake Cookies

Tasty but still higher in calories than I'd like...might have to further decrease the sugar.
No Bake Cookies

1 c. sugar
1/2 c. Hershey’s cocoa
1/4 c. water
1/4 c. low fat margarine
1/2 c. peanut butter
1/2 c. splenda
3 c. quick cooking oats
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. Mounds shredded coconut

Combine sugar, cocoa, water and margarine in a large saucepan. Cook until well blended. Add peanut butter and mix thoroughly. Remove from heat and add Splenda, oatmeal, vanilla and coconut. Place on cookie sheet and refrigerate one hour.

Yield: 48 cookies= 62 Calories; 3g Fat (36.2% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 9g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 23mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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