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Healthier Chocolate PB2 No-Bake Cookies

Why is this recipe a healthier option?

1- LOWER IN SUGAR- This recipe uses half the amount of sugar as a normal no bake cookie recipe.

2- LOWER IN CALORIE- This recipe has about 1/3 less calories as a normal no bake cookie recipe.

3- LOWER IN SAT. FAT- This recipe uses margarine, which is an unsaturated fat (heart healthy fat).  It has added stanols/sterols that help to lower cholesterol in the body when consumed in moderation.

No-Bake Cookie Recipe

Ingredients:

-1c sugar

-1 stick of margarine (no trans fat)

-1/2c low fat milk

-1/4c cocoa powder

-3c oats

-1c powdered peanut butter (PB2)

-1 pinch of salt

Instructions:

1- Bring the sugar, milk, margarine, and cocoa powder to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat.  Stir occasionally.  

2- Let this boil for about 1 minute. 

3- Remove from heat.  Add oats, powdered peanut butter, and salt.  Stir together well.

4- roll into small cookie balls and place on desired dish to cool.

5- You can decide whether you want to serve the cookies warm off the stove or chill in the refrigerator to serve cold.  Either way is delicious!

Recipe Serves: 30