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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4 Responses to “Meal Idea for New Parents (or anyone else you want to take food to)”

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    Cupcake Activist — May 7, 2010 at 4:40 pm

    What a great idea! And what a great friend you are!

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    Sarah — May 8, 2010 at 1:44 am

    I can’t believe the timing on this – friends of ours just went into the hospital to have their baby about two hours ago! About a week ago I cooked and froze a Stuffed Pepper Casserole and a loaf of Zucchini Bread in anticipation of their bundle of joy, but I am loving this idea way better! I may try to do this instead. Thanks for the idea!

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    Memória — May 8, 2010 at 2:41 am

    These are absolutely fantastic ideas. Thanks for sharing them.

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