Recipes and Cooking Reduced-Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies 3.3 (7) These chocolate chip cookies have 6 grams less sugar than average chocolate chip cookies -- but you won't even notice. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 24, 2017 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 6 mins Total Time: 31 mins Servings: 48 Yield: 48 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup butter ½ cup shortening ½ cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2 tablespoon honey (optional)* 1 tablespoon vanilla 2 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup dark chocolate pieces Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl beat butter and shortening with a mixer on medium to high 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat on medium 2 minutes, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in eggs, honey (if desired), and vanilla. Beat in flour. Stir in chocolate pieces. Drop dough by teaspoons or a small cookie scoop 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or just until edges are light brown (cookies may not appear set). Cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes. Remove; cool on a wire rack. * Adding honey will make the cookies slightly sweeter and cakier. It will add 1 g sugar per cookie.Nutrition analysis per serving with honey: Same as above except 93 calories, 10 g carbohydrate, 6 g total sugar To Store Layer cookies between waxed paper in an airtight container. Store at room temperature up to 1 day, chill up to 3 days, or freeze up to 1 month. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 91 Calories 6g Fat 9g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 48 Calories 91 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 13mg 4% Sodium 95mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 9g 3% Total Sugars 5g Protein 1g Calcium 5mg 0% Iron 0.3mg 2% Potassium 12mg 0% Folate, total 10.6mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.