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Low-Fat Chocolate Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch

Makes

about 3-1/2 dozen

These soft cake-like cookies have a mild cocoa flavor and cute chocolate chip topping. Better still, they're ready fast and have just 2 grams of fat! —Mary Houchin, Lebanon, Illinois
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  1. In a large 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 and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until slightly firm.
  2. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 78 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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