Lauren's Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 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
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)
|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.