Double Chocolate Chews – 2 WW Pts

So since I love to bake and I just rejoined WW, I’ve had to find “healthier” baked goods that are WW Friendly. These little guys are awesome. My only problem is that at 1 or 2 points, if I eat 20 of them, that’s still 20 points… I should have made 1/2 a batch because hubby doesn’t like chocolate, so he won’t be helping me eat them!

I put the recipe into the WW recipe builder and it calculated 2 pts for 1 cookie or 3.5 pts for 2 cookies. The original recipe says they’re 1 point, so just double check yourself. My batch only made 33 instead of 4 dozen. If I had gotten 4 dozen, they would have been 1 point…

Double Chocolate Chews – 2 WW Pts (makes 33)
(I stole this recipe from here, original recipe from Cooking Light)
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour – I use King Arthurs White Whole Wheat Flour
2/3 cup sifted powdered sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate mini-morsels, divided – I used full size ones
3 tablespoons vegetable oil – I used unsweetened applesauce
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar – I used 1/2 cup Splenda Brown Sugar Mix
2 1/2 tablespoons light-colored corn syrup
1 tablespoon water
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 egg whites
Vegetable cooking spray

Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl; stir well, and set aside.

Combine 3/4 cup chocolate morsels and oil in a small saucepan; cook over low heat until chocolate melts, stirring constantly. Pour the melted chocolate mixture into a large bowl, and let cool 5 minutes. Add brown sugar, corn syrup, water, vanilla extract, and egg whites to chocolate mixture; stir well. Stir in flour mixture and remaining chocolate morsels.

Drop dough by level tablespoons (I used a cookie scoop) 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 8 minutes. Let cool 2 minutes or until firm. Remove cookies from pans; let cool on wire racks.

Nutritional Information (please double check with your ingredients and serving sizes – I use this recipe calculator)
1 cookie: 81.2 Calories, 1.6g Fat, 0.0 mg Cholesterol, 47.5 mg Sodium, 0.6 mg Potassium, 14.4 g Carbs, 0.8 g Dietary Fiber, 9.6 g Sugar, 1.3 g Protein
WW POINTS = 2

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10 Responses to “Watermelon cupcakes”

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    Joelen — August 3, 2008 at 11:57 pm

    How adorable!! So creative and I’m sure delicious too!

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    Carrie — August 4, 2008 at 12:20 am

    Those are SOOO cute!

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    Sarah — August 4, 2008 at 1:50 am

    Those may be the cutest cupcakes I’ve ever seen!

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    Katie — August 4, 2008 at 11:28 am

    Oh my goodness! HOW CUTE! I seriously LOVe this idea! I’m so starring these to make! Thanks!

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    ~Amber~ — August 5, 2008 at 12:16 pm

    These are so adorable!!

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    sterling — August 7, 2008 at 4:31 pm

    Fabulous idea. I think your idea of the two shades of green was great too!

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    Ivy — August 18, 2008 at 9:17 pm

    Cool! I love watermelon. These look like so much fun, kids would go crazy for these. 🙂

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    Nate — August 21, 2008 at 8:10 pm

    Beyond being probably the best looking summer cupcakes invented. I have to give props to the chef on the taste front as well. These were highly popular at said cookout and were demolished by all.

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    Marija — September 24, 2008 at 2:48 pm

    I love them! So creative!

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    Jacqueline — July 22, 2020 at 11:34 am

    Do I have to put in coffee? I can’t stand coffee at all.

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