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Light Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rated as 4.15 out of 5 Stars

"This is a tasty recipe for soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies. Don't try to double it though, it doesn't turn out."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 106 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (24 cookies)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter with the brown and white sugars. Stir in the vanilla, egg white, and water. Sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in the chocolate chips.
  3. Drop dough by heaping spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool for 1 minute on baking sheets before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

Footnotes

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  • Parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 106 calories; 4 g fat; 17 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 89 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe was a great one for simple, yet delicious cookies! I did make a few changes though. Since I didn't have any semi-sweet chocolate chips, I used milk chocolate chips instead. I also us...

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I was expecting something more from high ratings, but wasn't too impressed with this cookie. I make "regular" chocolate cookies about once a week, so maybe I can tell the difference too easily....

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This recipe was a great one for simple, yet delicious cookies! I did make a few changes though. Since I didn't have any semi-sweet chocolate chips, I used milk chocolate chips instead. I also us...

I love this recipe! My only changes were as follows; substituted 1/2 cup whole wheat flour for 1/2 cup of the white, and used 1/4 cup semi-sweet and 1/4 cup milk chocolate chunks in place of th...

I have never ever been able to bake chocolate chip cookies. Mine always came out flat, greasy and way too crisp. This was my first ever successful batch of chocolate chip cookies! I used 1 cup o...

I switched 6 tbs butter for 3 margarine and 3 applesauce. They were reportedly really tasty, fluffy and soft... excellent recipe base to start out with...

They were great! My husband and I are on a diet and these are perfect. I tried the cookies out on my best taste tester in the house, my 4 yr old. She loved them too! They don't even taste low fa...

I found you can substitute the butter with margarine, and the cookie is still delicious. I'm constantly baking these for my parents, brother, grandparents, aunts, uncles, you name it. Sometime...

I used this recipe to make my first ever batch of homemade chocolate chip cookies (I usually buy the break n bake pre-mixed dough) and they turned out PERFECT. I followed the recipe exactly and...

This cookie had a great taste; it really satisfied my munchies. I used 4 tablespoons of butter and 2 tablespoons of canola oil, and it still turned out great. However, this hardened the texture,...

I was expecting something more from high ratings, but wasn't too impressed with this cookie. I make "regular" chocolate cookies about once a week, so maybe I can tell the difference too easily....