Recipe: Low-Fat Chocolate-Cherry Cookies
Cookies don’t have to be an unhealthy dessert. This chocolate cherry cookie option is good for your heart and low on sugar.
This is a winning dessert recipe on two unbeatable levels. These cookies are a better dessert choice for your heart, and you’ll love the taste. They’re flavored with chocolate, vanilla and dried cherries but only contain 4 grams of fat and 4 grams of sugar.
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⅓ cup all-purpose flour
⅓ cup whole wheat flour
1 ½ cups quick-cooking oats
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
⅓ cup packed light brown sugar
⅓ cup artificial sweetener
1 cup unsweetened dried cherries
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg, lightly beaten
3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
Serving size: 1 cookie
Each serving contains:
Saturated fat 2g
Dietary fiber 2g
Source: Used with permission from Cooking Light.