Care package chocolate sugar cookies

Yield: 2 Dozen

Measure Ingredient
2 \N Egg whites
¼ cup Butter or margarine; melted
1 tablespoon Water
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
1⅓ cup All-purpose flour
¾ cup Sugar
¼ cup Sugar to roll balls in
⅓ cup Cocoa powder
1½ teaspoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
\N \N Peanut butter glaze

*Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat cookie sheet with vegetable oil spray. *In medium bowl, slightly beat egg whites; stir in melted butter, water and vanilla. *In another bowl, stir together flour, ¾ c sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; stir in egg mixture until well blended. *Shape into 1-inch balls; roll balls in remaining ¼ c sugar. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet; press balls with flat bottom of glass. *Bake 6-8 minutes or until set. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Drizzle with glaze. Note: to make glaze, put ½ cup peanut butter chips and 1 teaspoon shortening in a small , microwave bowl. Microwave on high for 30 to 45 seconds, just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred; use immediately per cookie: 95 cal; 1g pro, 16g carb, 3g fat (29%), 5 mg chol, 107mg sodium

Source: Eat to Live, Miami Herald, 9/5/96 formatted by Lisa Crawford

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