Courtesy of our free Healthy Cookies Recipes Newsletter
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1/2 tsp grated fresh orange rind
- 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1 egg, well beaten
- 1/3 cup orange juice
- 3/4 cup seedless raisins
Preheat oven to 400F.
Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
Cream together butter, peanut butter, orange rind and vanilla. Add egg and orange juice. Blend well.
Add dry ingredients gradually, mixing well after each addition.
Add raisins and mix well.
Measure 1 level tablespoonful of dough for each cookie.
Roll between hands to form a ball. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork.
Bake about 15 minutes.
Store cookies in a tightly covered tin.
These cookies have better flavor and texture 24 hours after baking.
Makes 24 cookies.
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