Reduced-Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees 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.
From the Test Kitchen
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
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.
Nutrition Facts (Reduced-Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies)
- Per serving:
- 91 kcal ,
- 6 g fat
- (3 g sat. fat ,
- 1 g polyunsaturated fat ,
- 1 g monounsaturated fat ),
- 13 mg chol. ,
- 95 mg sodium ,
- 9 g carb. ,
- 0 g fiber ,
- 5 g sugar ,
- 1 g pro.