Low-Fat Chocolate Cookies

"Field editor Mary Houchin of Swansea, Illinois shares these soft cake-like cookies. They have a mild cocoa flavor and are topped with chocolate chips."
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20 m servings
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Original recipe yields 44 servings

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the applesauce, oil and egg whites. Beat in sugars and vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to applesauce mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until slightly firm.
  2. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until set.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One cookie equals 78 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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amazing! they taste like those two bite brownies from the grocery store!

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Its not really a cookie its more like a brownie. The recipe calls for 2 2/3 cups of flour it was too much flour for the amount of wet ingredients. If it werent for the chocolate chips this wou...

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amazing! they taste like those two bite brownies from the grocery store!

These were pretty good! It wasn't til I got to the dry ingredients that I realized I didn't have any white flour, so seeing as I already had the wet stuff mixed, I used whole wheat flour expecti...

these were really good considering the ingredients. I thought the chocolate flavor came through nicely. however, I thought they were a tad bit dry and wish the texture wasnt as cake-like. I le...

Its not really a cookie its more like a brownie. The recipe calls for 2 2/3 cups of flour it was too much flour for the amount of wet ingredients. If it werent for the chocolate chips this wou...

I was skeptical at first, but driven by my need for a low-fat chocolate fix, i made these. I have to say, they were pretty good! Very fluffy. I followed the recipe except I used Earth Balance (a...

try baking in a mini muffin tin! You can tell your kids they are brownie bites and they have a nicer shape. Increase bake time by a minute or two though.

These are pretty good! My father had a stroke recently, and even though we already eat pretty healthily, I've been looking for healthier alternatives to some of our indulgences. I wasn't sure ho...

Very good. added chocolate chips in batter rather than sprinking them on at the end. I am going to freeze some to pull out when I need my chocolate fix

Good cookie....cakey consistency though. But still good.

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