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Low-Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Low-fat Chocolate Chip Cookies
Low-fat Chocolate Chip Cookies
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


•    1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
•    1/2 tsp. baking soda
•    1/4 tsp. salt
•    1/4 c. softened butter
•    1/4 c. nonfat cream cheese, softened
•    1 c. sugar
•    1 egg (or 1/4 c egg substitute)
•    1 tsp. vanilla
•    2 c. crispy rice cereal

     4 oz. chocolate chips, reduced fat


•    In small mixing bowl, combine flour, soda and salt. Set aside. In large mixing bowl, beat together butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg substitute and vanilla. Beat well. Add flour mixture, mixing until combined. Stir in cereal and chocolate morsels. Drop by level measuring-tablespoon onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for about 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove immediately from baking sheets and cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container.

Makes 42 servings (one cookie per serving). Each serving has 70 calories, 2 grams (g) fat, 1 g protein, 11 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber and 50 milligrams sodium

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