Best low fat chocolate chip cookies

Best low fat chocolate chip cookies

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  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 8 min
  • Total: 18 min
  • Serving: 24 cookies

It's always shocking to see just how many grams of fat lie in just one chocolate chip cookie. A regular cookie prepared with the world famous Nestle recipe has 8 grams of fat and 150 calories! Sure that may not seem like a lot, but who can just have ONE chocolate chip cookie? Enjoy your cookies without the fat with this delicious, low-fat recipe! Each of these cookies only has 4 grams of fat and less than 100 calories! Plus, they taste even better than the original. 

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 6 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 egg white

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a nonstick cookie sheet liberally with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter with the brown and white sugars with a handheld mixer until creamy. Stir in the vanilla, egg white, and water. Sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in the chocolate chips.
  3. Drop about 1 tablespoon of dough onto the cookie sheet until you have about 12 cookies on there (be sure to place them about an inch apart).
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown. Enjoy!

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