Peanut Butter Nutella Swirl Cookies

Teresa Jacobson

By
@foundmyzen

These are great fun, look pretty and taste great too! Nutella is one of those treats for myself when I'm wanting to scarf down every bit of chocolate in a 3 square mile radius! One of these cookies can usually quiet the beast and only adds 115 calories to my day!


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Serves:

34

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
margarine, softened
3/4 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 large
egg
1/2 tsp
vanilla
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
ground flax seed, optional
1 3/4 c
flour
1/4 c
nutella

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
2
In a large bowl, combine margarine, peanut butter, both sugars, egg and vanilla. Stir until well blended.
3
Stir in flour, ground flax, baking soda, and salt. Combine well.
4
Drizzle Nutella on top of dough. Swirl with knife edge. Do not over-blend! Chill dough in refrigerator for about 15 minutes.
5
Roll dough into balls and place on prepared cookie sheet. Using a fork dipped in granulated sugar, press down on dough balls to form a criss- cross pattern.
6
Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Allow to cool on pan for 2-3 minutes before removing to a cooling rack.
7
Nutritional Info---
115 calories per cookie
6.5g fat (1.7g saturated)
6mg cholesterol
104mg sodium
12.5g carbs (0.7g dietary fiber 6.7g sugars)
2.5g protein

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #Flax, #flax seed