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Applesauce Chocolate Chip Cookies

These easy Applesauce Chocolate Chip Cookies are super soft with great taste and texture but less fat than traditional chocolate chip cookies
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Diet Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 18 servings
Calories 119kcal
Author Yumna Jawad

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the sugar, applesauce and coconut oil on medium speed until well combined, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the egg and vanilla extract and beat until combined, 1 more minute.
  • With the mixer on low speed, slowly add in the dry ingredients and mix until just combined, without over mixing. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Divide the dough into 1 ½ tablespoon-sized balls using a spring-loaded scoop. Bake for 10 minutes or until cookie edges have set but the center still looks soft. Cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Notes

Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 4 days at room temperature.
Freezing: Freeze the cookies on a baking sheet and transfer to a freezer bag or container. They will keep well for up to 3 months.
Substitutions: Make these cookies vegan by swapping the egg for a flax egg.

Nutrition

Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 72mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.5mg