Thursday, March 3, 2011

No Bake Cookies

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Recipe created by Becky Jones

2 cups water
2/3 cup peanut butter
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup agave nectar

Bring these ingredients to a boil then remove from heat.  Add vanilla and then stir in oats.

2 tsp vanilla
5 cups regular oats

This recipe makes 60 small 1 tbsp size cookies.  They are nice and soft in texture and have just enough sweetness and a nice peanut butter/chocolate flavor to curb your sweet craving.  50 calories/serving

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 18 g
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
17
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.9g
3%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Sugar
2 g
Total Carbohydrates
5.3g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Protein
1.6g

 

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%

4 comments:

  1. Oh. My. Gosh. I seriously love you! I grew up on no bake cookies, and I LOVE them! I haven't had them since going on a diet, because my version had like, a stick or two of butter, and 2 cups of sugar! I can't wait to make this lighter version! I'm gonna go do it right now!

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  2. You may have written about this earlier, but I haven't had time to look at your blog from the beginning…..why agave? My mom has used it for about a year now. Is it another form of pure sugar like honey? No refining? If I don't have/don't want to use agave would I use honey in the same amount?

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  3. Agave is a natural sugar from a cactus plant. It has a very low glysemic index so it doesn't spike your insulin levels. You can use honey but you may have to taste it to see if it is sweet enough. You could also just use a cup of sugar. The original recipe asks for 2 cups of sugar and a cup of butter. Water worked well in place of butter and I figured I'd try the agave since I had it.

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