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Soft Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Soft Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies have an amazing taste and texture without a lot of fat because of the applesauce secret ingredient - best cookies EVER!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 119kcal
Author: Yumna Jawad


  • 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 375 F degrees.
  • Spoon flour into measuring cup level with a knife and add to a small bowl. Add baking powder and salt; whisk to combine.
  • In a large bowl, mix the applesauce, brown sugar and coconut oil; beat with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy (about 2 minutes). Then beat in vanilla and egg until well blended.
  • Add flour mixture; beat at low speed until well-blended. Then fold in chips.
  • Drop by level tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375F degrees for 10 minutes or until almost set.
  • Cool for 2 to 3 minutes or until firm. Remove cookies from pan; cool on wire racks.
  • Recipe inspired by [url href="http://www.cookinglight.com/food/recipe-finder/healthy-cookies/healthy-puffed-up-chocolate-chip-cookies-recipe"]Cooking Light[/url]


Serving: 2g | 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