Extra Light Ghirardelli Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

READY IN: 21mins
Recipe by hellokitty

This is a recipe from Ghirardelli, which I have modified slightly to make it healthier. It comes out a bit cake-like, which you can amend by substituting some of the pumpkin/applesauce with oil, say, 1/8 of cup or even up to 1/2 a cup.

Top Review by LUVMY2BOYS

I liked these a lot but I had to add both the pumpkin & applesauce to give the recipe the needed consistency to make a drop cookie. I didn't mind that but it's just an FYI for anyone who has that kind of trouble. I used 3/4 cup mini choc chips & Eggbeaters. Came out very moist & full of chocolate goodness!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Stir flour with baking soda and salt, set aside.
  3. In large mixing bowl, cream butter with sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  4. Gradually blend dry mixture into wet mixture.
  5. Stir in nuts and chocolate chips.
  6. Drop tablespoon of dough per cookie onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 9-11 minutes or until golden brown.

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