Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Diabetic Friendly Recipe
We have two variations for you of popular Chocolate Chip Cookies. The first is extremely similar to the standard recipe using brown sugar substitute. The second uses only regular sugar substitute but also makes a very tasty chocolate chip cookie. Try them both!
1 cup margarine or butter at room temperature
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar substitute
3 large egg whites, room temperature
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup water, room temperature
1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
Cream together margarine, sugar and sugar substitute at medium speed until light and fluffy. add egg white and vanilla to creamed mixture and beat at medium speed for one minute. Stir together flour, soda and salt to blend well.
Add 1/4-cup water to creamed mixture along with the flour mixture and mix at medium speed for one minute or until smooth. Add chocolate chips to dough and mix lightly. drop by tablespoonsful onto cookie sheets that have been lined with alumium foil or sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Press down lightly with fingers dipped in cold water to form a circle about 2-inches across.
Bake at 375-degrees for about 12 minutes or until browned (the cookies won't be crisp unless they are browned). Remove cookies from hot cookie sheets to wire racks to cool to room temperate. Recipe yields 24 servings.
Variation: Chocolate Chip Bars
Instead of dropping dough onto cookie sheets, spread dough evenly in a jelly roll pan that has been sprayed with nonstick spray, or greased with margarine. Bake at 375-degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, or until lightly browned and the bars pull away from the sides of the pan. Cool to room temperature and cut.
Recipe makes 36 bars
Serving size: 1 bar
Calories: 171; Total >Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1.9g; Carbohydrates: 23g; Cholesterol: 4mg; Sodium: 469mg; Fiber: 2g; Protein: 6g
Calories from Fat: 34 percent
Exchanges: 1-1/2 carbohydrate (1-1/2 bread-starch), 1 fat
Chocolate Chip Cookies II
1 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup diet margarine
3/4 cup sugar substitute (such as Stevia)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips, shaved fine
1/2 cup nuts, optional
Preheat oven to 375-degrees. Cream softened margarine, add sweetener, vanilla and egg; blend well. Add flour, salt and baking soda. Beat well. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts. Drop by level spoonfuls on lightly greased pan. Bake about ten minutes.
Yield: 3-dozen cookies. Calories per serving: 40 without nuts, 50 with nuts.
Exchanges per cookie: One cookie equals 1/4 bread, 1/2 fat (without nuts) 1 fat with nuts.
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