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Lauren's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Lauren's Chocolate Chip Cookies Becky Luigart-Stayner

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons light-colored corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup grain-sweetened chocolate chips (such as Sunspire)
  • Cooking spray

Preparation


Combine oil and syrup in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Add sugars; stir with a whisk until well blended. Stir in vanilla and egg whites.

Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours, baking soda, and salt; stir with a whisk. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture, stirring until well combined. Stir in chips; cover and chill 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 375°.

Drop dough by level tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 8 minutes or until almost set. Cool on pan 2 minutes or until firm. Remove from pan; cool on wire racks.



    Look for grain-sweetened chocolate chips in health-food stores.
  • Yield: 44 servings (serving size: 1 cookie)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 74
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 22%
Fat per serving: 1.8g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.5g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.3g
Protein per serving: 1.3g
Carbohydrate per serving: 13.7g
Fiber per serving: 0.7g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.4mg
Sodium per serving: 62mg
Calcium per serving: 5mg

Good to Know

When you eat these soft chocolate chip cookies, you’ll never guess that they contain no butter and have half the fat of similar recipes. The grain-sweetened chocolate chips, found in stores like Whole Foods, are a great alternative to refined sugars, and blend perfectly with the brown sugar and vanilla extract.