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Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Friday, April 15, 2011

Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:
3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
1/2 cup sugar
6 tbsp. unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup canned pure pumpkin
1/4 cup flax seed meal and water (let set for a while)
2 1/2 tbsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tbsp. brown sugar, not packed
3/4 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/8 tsp. salt
6 tbsp. cocoa

Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients except for the chocolate chips (flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, and salt). Mix well. In a separate bowl, mix together all wet ingredients (applesauce, pumpkin, flax seed meal and water, and vanilla extract). Add this mixture to the dry ingredients, and stir until completely blended. Then, fold in the chocolate chips. Spray a large baking pan with nonstick spray, and spoon batter into 8 evenly spaced circles. Place pan in the oven for about 10 minutes (until cookies appear done and feel firm). Remove pan from the oven and allow cookies to cool slightly. For best results, enjoy while the cookies are still warm and the chips are still melty! MAKES 8 SERVINGS

Notes:
What is nice about this cookies is that they only make one pan and there is not alot of sugar in them and you have fruit in the cookies instead of fat.

You can use half white whole wheat flour and 100% whole wheat flour if you want it more softer cookie.

You can use different sugars if you want. I have used Sucanat, Turbinado, stevia blend and sugar. I just use the brown sugar because you don’t use a lot and I’m not sure what to use.

I have used banana in place of pumpkin (I couldn’t find can pumpkin)
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PATTK1220 2/15/2014 11:31AM

    These sound divine! Maybe I'll make them tomorrow.

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BUELLRIDER 2/15/2014 1:48AM

    I have to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing. emoticon

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2014TODAY 2/14/2014 3:16PM

    Sounds good! Thank you!

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HAPPYMOM8 11/14/2013 2:16PM

    Now that could satisfy my daily chocolate cravings in a healthier way :)
Thanks, Pat

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KIMPAINTS 5/4/2013 7:46PM

    emoticon Sound yummy Kim!!

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MICKEYH 4/18/2013 11:24PM

    Sounds so yummy!! How did it turned out when you use banana instead of pumpkin ?
Thanks for sharing. Love your recipe post. emoticon

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PHRASER 1/26/2012 1:40AM

    How much flax and how much water? Is it 1/4 cup flax and 1/4 cup water? Or 1/4 cup total (in which case how much of each to make up the 1/4 cup)?

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LORENVER 8/4/2011 6:29AM

    Those sound like they could be good. Thanks for posting!

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BANJO_13 4/21/2011 6:26PM

    mmmmmm...Thanks for sharing! I want some NOW!!

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LAMOURA 4/21/2011 1:10AM

    YUMMIE! emoticon emoticon lol but I would use white flour...shame on me teehee!

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