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Healthy Feel-Good Chocolate Chip Balls


A recipe I developed when I wanted chocolate chip cookies but not the guilt usually associated with them!

Makes about 30

1 cup non-hydrogenated margarine
1/2 cup sugar or sugar substitute
1/4 cup Egg Beaters
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup oat bran or wheat bran
1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup chocolate chips (dark chocolate is the healthiest, or try sugar-free chocolate chips, or, best of all, a chopped-up sugar-free dark chocolate bar)

Preheat oven to 375F. Blend butter & sugar until fluffy. Add egg & vanilla, mix until just combined. Add flour, bran, and baking powder in intervals. Stir in chocolate chips. Shape into 1-1/2" balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven, let cool for one minute and then transfer to wire rack. Allow cookie sheet to cool thoroughly before placing uncooked dough on it.

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Reviews of Healthy Feel-Good Chocolate Chip Balls:

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  A cookie baker  Dec 12, 2009
Would not make this again.
I really do not like these cookies. They are super dry and plain. I added peanut butter to the second half of the batter, so hopefully those have a bit more flavor. 1 star

  amanda  Jul 3, 2008
Would make this again.
I LOVE THEM and made them for Christmas last year and my whole family did too! I love them so much I'm giving them as part of my favors for my wedding along with the recipe!!! thanks!!! 5 stars

  Michigan  Nov 3, 2007
Would make this again.
Awesome and healthy too! I hope to see more of these kind of recipes. We could all be a little more healthy. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in toronto, ontario  Nov 21, 2006
Would not make this again.
I didn't like these as they seemed to be dry and tasteless. Although it was easy to make the dough, they were not a hit at our house. 2 stars

  A cookie baker in Alberta  Apr 1, 2005
Would make this again.
These cookies were the best cookies that i have ever had in my life. Thanks. 4 stars

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