Heart to Heart Cookies

Heart -To-Heart Cookies

1/2 cup Low-fat margarine
1/2 cup Vegetable oil
3/4 cup Low-fat, low-sugar peanut butter
1 Egg
1 1/2 cups Sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
3 cups Flour
2 Tablespoons Low-fat milk
Food coloring, red
Flour (for rolling dough)
Vegetable spray
Jam, red, any flavor

Large Bowl
Mixer or spoon
Rolling pin
Heart-shaped cookie cutter
Cookie sheet

Combine margarine, oil, and peanut butter in a bowl and mix well.

Add egg to peanut buttter mixture and beat well.

Add sugar, vanilla, flour, milk and red food coloring and mix well.

Chill 2 hours or more, covered.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness and cut out heart shapes with cookie cutter.

Place on cookie sheet sprayed with vegetable spray and bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.

Cool, spread with jam, and sandwich 2 cookies together.

Variation: Frost cookies with cream cheese frosting and decorate with frosting tubes.

Practical Tip: Dust cookie cutter with flour every few cuts to keep dough from sticking.

Yield: about 24 cookies, depending on the size of the cookie cutter.

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