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Chewy Applesauce and Peanut Butter Cookies

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Moist in the inside and chewy on the outside, the combination of applesauce and peanut butter makes these cookies absolutely tasty and addictive.













Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium


3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
1 cup applesauce
1 cup peanut butter
2 ½ cups brown sugar
firmly packed
2 large egg whites
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


In small bowl, combine flour, salt and soda; set aside.

Thoroughly mix together remaining ingredients. Add dry ingredients, mixing until combined.

Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets coated with non-stick cooking spray.

Bake in 375 degree F oven about 10 minutes or until light golden brown.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Las Cruces NM
 over 8 years ago

I followed the recipe, carefully measuring the ingredients and the result was a sticky glob of dough. I baked 6 and they were the most horrible peanut butter cookies I have ever tasted. I'll stick to my "traditional" recipe.

Nell, sorry to hear that these cookies didn't come out well at all. The recipe sounds ok, I will give it a try soon, and let you know how mine turn out. We have lots of other excellent peanut butter cookies, hope you can find some better ones. Happy Baking :-)

Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 over 8 years ago
Scarborough, Canada
 over 1 year ago

Made the peanut butter with applesauce turned out great friends want us to make more for office.

, United States
 6 months ago

Mine turned out amaizing. If you add a dash of baking powder and roll the cookies in sugar and dont smoosh they are a bit better

, Canada
 3 months ago

These are definitely not going to make the same cookies you might be used to, but the apple sauce adds more fibre! They will be puffier and the dough will be sticky. You can reduce this by adding a bit more flour or putting the dough in the fridge for a while.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 27g (1.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 8938% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 89mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 1% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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