I was looking for a sugar-free dessert recipe the other day. I have been trying to lower my sugar and carb intake (plus the fact that I ran out of sugar), hoping that might help me shed some extra UNWANTED pounds...as if extra pounds are ever REALLY wanted in the first place!
My dad was a diabetic so I should have learned a long time ago to watch the sweets, but I'll be honest...they taste so GOOOOOOD!
After doing some searching, I found the SPLENDA® site and I must say, they have lots of YUMMY l@@king treats on there. (insert drooly face here) I found the recipe for these Peanut Butter Cookie Bites and just had to give them a try. I know quite a few people with diabetes so these really were a must.
I was really surprised that even My Skippy Man liked them....and he is NOT a SPLENDA® lover at all!
For this recipe, you will need the following:
- ¼ cup margarine, softened
- 1 cup creamy style peanut butter
- ¼ cup egg substitute
- 2 tablespoons honey
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
- 1½ cups all-purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
Beat margarine and peanut butter in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer until creamy, approximately 1 minute.
Add egg substitute, honey and vanilla. Beat on high speed for approximately 1½ minutes.
Add SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener and beat on medium speed until well blended, approximately 30 seconds.
Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a small mixing bowl. Slowly add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture, beating on low speed until well-blended, about 1½ minutes. Mixture may be crumbly.
Roll level tablespoons of dough into balls and drop onto a lightly oiled or parchment lined sheet pan, two inches apart. Flatten each ball with a fork, pressing a crisscross pattern into each cookie. Bake 7-9 minutes or until light brown around the edges. Cool on wire rack.