Like many people, come December and I struggle to maintain my waistline. All those social gatherings and festive foods are not conducive for healthful eating. Luckily, I found a way to make healthy Christmas cookies. (And they're really good too). So you can enjoy your Christmas treats without breaking your meal plan.
|cup||peanut butter, or|
|cup||brown sugar, or|
If you prefer normal chocolate chip cookies, simply take out the peppermint extract and double the vanilla extract.
|5||minutes||Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl, adding the chocolate chips last.|
|2||minutes||Spoon out the batter onto an aluminium-lined tray, divided into 12 cookies.|
|7-8||minutes||Bake at 175'C (350'F) and check after 7 minutes to make sure they don't overcook.|
|30||minutes||Let the cookies cool on your kitchen counter for at least 30 minutes so they harden.|
Different nut butters yield different results.
I tried making this recipe with almond butter instead of peanut butter, and used a mix of white and dark chocolate chips. This is how they turned out: