Recipes For Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Chip Cookie Ingredients:
2 cups all purpose flour
2 ½ cups rolled oats
8 ounce butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
12ounce or 1 pack semisweet chocolate chips
2 eggs, whole
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon salt
4 ounce bar milk chocolate, grated
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 ½ cups chopped walnuts or pecans, optional
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Cream butter and both the sugars together in a large mixing bowl with the help of a hand held electric mixture.
- Add vanilla extract and eggs to the sugar and butter mixture and continue beating.
- Mix together all purpose flour along with oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl. Place this dry mixture in a blender or a food processor in small batches and cover the blender or processor. Blend or process to get a smooth powder.
- Mix this flour mixture along with creamed sugar mixture until both are well blended with each other.
- Stir in chopped walnuts or chopped pecans, grated milk chocolate and chocolate chips in this mixture. Shape in this mixture into a dough and divide the dough into approximately 1 ½ inch diameter balls. Place these balls on an ungreased baking sheet, 2 inch apart from each other.
- Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and bake for about 10 to 12 minutes or until done. This recipe makes 3 to 4 dozen soft chocolate chip cookies.
- Soft chocolate chip cookie is a low calorie cookie recipe which provides only about 155 calories and 8 gm total fat per serving.
- To make this recipe diabetes friendly you may use natural or artificial sweetener instead of white sugar and brown sugar. This change will not only help to reduce the simple carbohydrates (sugars) of this recipe but will also help to reduce the total calories. This is because artificial sweeteners have very low calories and carbohydrates compared to natural table sugar. However make sure to use powdered artificial or natural sweetener that is heat stable.
- This recipe can also be considered heart friendly as it provides only 26 mg cholesterol and 132 mg sodium per serving.
- You may use any nuts of your choice like cashew nuts, almonds or pistachio nuts in place of pecans or walnuts to give a nutty flavor to the cookies.