Chocolate Chip Cookies (low fat)
Contributed by Diane S.
Source: Healthy Meals in Minutes

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) reduced calorie margarine, softened
1/3 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 tsp vanilla extract
1 egg white
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
2 tbsp plus 2 tsp water
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate morsels

Preheat oven to 350F.  Spray 2 nonstick baking sheets with vegetable
cooking spray; set aside.

In a medium mixing bowl, using an electric mixer set on medium speed,
beat margarine, both sugars and vanilla until fluffy.  Beat in egg

In a small bowl, combine flour and baking soda; mix well.  Reduce mixer
speed to low.  Alternately beat flour mixture and water into margarine
mixture, beginning and ending with flour.  Stir in chocolate morsels.

Drop dough by teaspoonfuls, 1 inch apart, on prepared baking sheets.
Bake until lightly golden, about 10 to 12 minutes.  Place baking sheets
on a wire rack and cool for 2 minutes.  Transfer cookies to rack and
cool completely.

Shortcut:  Spray a 9-inch square pan with vegetable cooking spray.
Press dough into pan.  Bake until lightly golden, about 20 minutes.
Cool in pan.  Cut into squares.

Per serving:  76 (24% from fat) Calories, 13g carbohydrates, 1 mg
Protein, 65 mg Sodium, 2 g Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol

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