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Peanut Butter Prune Cookies

Are you in need of a treat that won’t leave you feeling guilty? Try out my latest cookie recipe that is slightly sweet and plenty crunchy! Prunes add a slight sweetness and provide some added fiber which will help keep you feeling satisfied.

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Servings: 8
Serving size: 1 cookie

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz prunes (approximately 3 dried plums)
  • 2 tbsp water
  • ¼ cup walnuts, chopped
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 tsp cocoa, natural unsweetened

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray
  3. In a microwave safe bowl, heat prunes and water for 45 to 60 seconds (until prunes appear slightly melted)
  4. In a separate medium-size bowl, combine walnuts,  peanut butter, old fashioned oats, and cocoa. Stir until ingredients are well combined
  5. Mix in prune mixture. Stir with a fork until all ingredients are well combined
  6. Using a small cookie scoop to evenly portion cookies
  7. Bake cookies at 350 degrees for approximately 10 minutes
  8. Allow cookies to cool for 15 to 20 minutes
  9. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Per Serving

calories: 137

fat: 11g

carbohydrates: 8g

sugar: 3g

fiber: 2g

protein: 5g

Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.

Comments

  • Thomas A McAtee Jr. moderator
    6 months ago

    Wow!!! That’s an odd combination but the more I think on it the better it sounds. I’ve never seen/heard of prunes being used in this way. I’ve seen raisins being used in cookies but never prunes. Thanks. Really is sounding very good.

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