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Peanut Butter Crunch Cookies

"The next time you’re craving peanut butter cookies try this variation with oats and Grape-Nuts. I think it’s even better than the regular cookies, which I like a lot." —Jack Horst of Westfield, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    2-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup Grape-Nuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in Grape-Nuts.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 3 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with a fork dipped in flour. Bake at 350° for 9-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 56 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 54mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
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