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Peanut Cocoa Cookies

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Ingredients
  Whole wheat 6 Tablespoon (Use 1/3 Cup Plus 2 Teaspoons)
  All-purpose flour 6 Tablespoon (Use 1/3 Cup Plus 2 Teaspoons)
  Unsweetened cocoa 1 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Chunky peanut butter 3 Tablespoon
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Firmly packed dark brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350° F.
2) Use a small mixing bowl, to add flours, cocoa, and baking powder. Combine well and set aside.
3) In a medium mixing bowl, combine peanut butter and margarine with the help of two forks.
4) Use an electric mixture to add sugars at medium speed to beat until thoroughly combined and mixture is light and fluffy.
5) Fold in egg and vanilla and beat until combined.
6) Add the flour mixture and continue beating, until combined.
7) Make out 12 equal portions from the dough and shape into balls.

MAKING
8) Use a nonstick cookie sheet to arrange the balls, spacing 1 inch apart.
9) Slightly flatten the cookies on top, with the help of the tines of a fork. Press in the opposite direction for the second time and create a checkerboard pattern.
10) Place inside oven to bake for 15 minutes until the cookies are firm to touch.
11) Transfer the cookies on wire rack. Allow to cool.

SERVING
12) Serve the cookies with your choice of beverages.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Interest: 
Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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