Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch


4-1/2 dozen

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
Craving a childhood classic? These sugar-free chocolate chip cookies will bring you all the comfort and joy you remember. Savor the crisp, lightly browned edges or dunk in a tall glass of cold milk. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • Granulated erythritol equivalent to 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sugar-free milk chocolate baking chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar substitute until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in eggs and extract. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; mix into creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 9-10 minutes or until golden brown around the edges. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Tips

What happens if you put less sugar in cookies?

Aside from reducing the sweetness, using less sugar will make your cookies drier. Sugar attracts water molecules, which give cookies their moist texture. (Learn more about reducing sugar in recipes!)

What are the best sugar-free chocolate chips?

Any sugar-free chocolate chips will do for this recipe. However, some of our favorite sugar-free chocolate brands are Hu, Lakanto and Evolved Chocolate.

What other sugar alternatives can I use?

Some other sugar alternatives you can use for this recipe are stevia or coconut sugar. The key is to use a granulated sugar alternative.

Research contributed by Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 90 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 93mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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