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Chocolate Chip Cookies - small batch

 Chocolate Chip Cookies - small batch
“I came up with this recipe myself,” writes Bethany Thayer of Troutville, Virginia. “After trying several low-fat chocolate chip cookie recipes that were puffy and cake-like, I experimented some and came up with these.” Good-for-you walnuts give them a great crunch, too.
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat margarine
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, lightly cream the margarine and sugars. Add eggs,
  • one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in yogurt and
  • vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to
  • creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.
  • Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated
  • with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until
  • golden brown. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 2 cookies equals 190 calories,

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Chocolate Chip Cookies - small batch (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 187 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.