Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies
En Español (Spanish Version)

Substitutions, like applesauce instead of butter, lower the amount of fat and calories compared to traditional chocolate chip cookie recipes.

Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresApplesauce½ cupWhite sugar¾ cupPacked brown sugar¾ cupEggs1 whole egg and 1 egg whiteVanilla extract2 teaspoonsAll-purpose flour3 cupsBaking soda1 teaspoonHot water2 teaspoonsSalt½ teaspoonMini chocolate chips1 cupWalnuts1 cup
  • Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine applesauce, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth.
  • Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
  • Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Add to batter along with salt. Stir in flour, chocolate chips, and nuts.
  • Drop by large spoonfuls onto ungreased pans.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes in the preheated oven or until edges are nicely browned.

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