Ingredients:

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup wheat germ

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment paper
  3. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir together until everything is fully mixed, the dough will be very thick
  4. Scoop dough by the tablespoon onto the cookie sheet
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the sides of the bites begin to brown
  6. Let cool and enjoy.

Also consider adding pecan pieces, butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, craisins, coconut or granola stirred in.
The possibilities are endless! 

Yields approximately 15 cookies

Nutrition Facts:Calories: 130Total Fat:     8gSaturated Fat: 1 gCarb: 12 g

Fiber: 1.5 g

Protein: 5.6 g

Sodium: 80 mgPotassium: 150 mg

 

Why Wheat Germ??

Wheat germ is packed with daily vitamins and minerals including B-vitamins, vitamin D, potassium, zinc, iron, and magnesium.  Wheat germ provides good digestive health and helps balance blood sugar, which is important in lowering cholesterol and preventing diabetes complications.