Friday, March 23, 2012
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies
This healthy chocolate chip cookie is loaded with good sugars that doesn't raise your blood sugar. It has whole wheat pastry flour that adds texture and fiber to the cookie and it only has two tablespoons of butter that keeps the cookie low-fat. These cookies are sweet, soft and chewy, which makes it hard to just eat one!
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup organic evaporated cane sugar
1/2 cup coconut palm sugar
2 tablespoons organic butter, melted
1 egg white
2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup dark chocolate mini chunks (365 brand from Whole Foods)
Preheat oven 350 degrees F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, whisk flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. In a medium bowl, whisk sugars, butter, egg white, applesauce and vanilla until light and fluffy.
Whisk the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until the batter is well blended. Fold in chocolate chunks.
Use a teaspoon or a 1-inch ice cream scoop drop dough onto baking sheet.
Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes and remove to wire rack to finish cooling. Enjoy!