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Chocolate Cookies with Peanuts: A Healthy Makeover

Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Servings: 10

What you need

¼ cup Mashed avocado (about ½ a small avocado)
½ tsp Baking powder
1 Tbsp Softened butter
¼ Cup + 2 Tbsp chocolate chips (semi sweet or milk, depending on preference)
1 tsp Cornstarch
1 Large egg and 1 yolk
¾ Cup + 2 Tbsp Whole wheat pastry flour
2 Tbsp chopped peanuts (optional)
1.5 cups Splenda
¼ Cup Unsweetened cocoa powder
½ tsp Vanilla

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How to do it

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.In a medium bowl, combine the whole wheat pastry flour, cocoa powder, cornstarch, salt, and baking powder. Set aside.In a large bowl, beat the mashed avocado, butter, splenda, vanilla, egg and the egg yolk, with an electric mixer. Beat until well combined, and there is no lumps.Slowly stir the flour mixture into the avocado mixture.

2. Add the chocolate chips, and peanuts and mix well until all the ingredients are combined.

3. Place the bowl in the fridge to chill for at least 2 hours.Using your hands, shape cookie dough into Tbsp sized balls and place on the cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with fork, as they do not spread much.

4. Bake for 11 minutes. They will seem underdone, but that’s good! They cook a bit more on the sheet afterwards.

5. Let cool on the sheet for 5 minutes, and then transfer to a wire rack.Devour!

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Nutrition

Calories
193.88cal ( 9.69% of daily need)
Fat
4.74g ( 7.3% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
2g ( 12.48% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
39.18g ( 13.06% of daily need)
Sugar
27.05g ( 30.06% of daily need)
Cholesterol
23.26mg ( 7.75% of daily need)
Sodium
15.66mg ( 0.68% of daily need)
Caffeine
4.95mg ( 1.65% of daily need)
Protein
2.72g ( 5.44% of daily need)
Manganese
0.51mg ( 25.46% of daily need)
Selenium
7.06µg ( 10.08% of daily need)
Fiber
2.25g ( 8.99% of daily need)
Phosphorus
82.19mg ( 8.22% of daily need)
Copper
0.15mg ( 7.26% of daily need)
Magnesium
28.13mg ( 7.03% of daily need)
Iron
0.85mg ( 4.71% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.07mg ( 4.41% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
0.88mg ( 4.39% of daily need)
Folate
15.16µg ( 3.79% of daily need)
Potassium
127.57mg ( 3.64% of daily need)
Zinc
0.49mg ( 3.28% of daily need)
Vitamin B6
0.06mg ( 3.11% of daily need)
Calcium
27.12mg ( 2.71% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.04mg ( 2.22% of daily need)
Vitamin B5
0.2mg ( 2.03% of daily need)
Vitamin A
77.81IU ( 1.56% of daily need)
Vitamin E
0.22mg ( 1.49% of daily need)
Vitamin K
1.12µg ( 1.07% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
5.18%
Fat
20.3%
Carbs
74.52%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only.

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