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    Light Chocolate Chip Cookies (Cook's Illustrated)

    Light Chocolate Chip Cookies (Cook's Illustrated). Photo by LEGG Gustafson

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

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    30 mins

    LEGG Gustafson's Note:

    Cook's Illustrated came up with the best chocolate chip cookies and they also came up with the best light version. From The Best Light Recipe. I am saving it here so I don't loose it.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 24

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt butter and set aside to cool.
    2. 2
      Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment or foil.
    3. 3
      Whisk the flour, baking soda and salt together in a medium bowl; set aside.
    4. 4
      In a large bowl, whisk the melted butter, egg and vanilla together.
    5. 5
      Stir in the brown sugar until smooth, smearing any clumps against the side of the bowl.
    6. 6
      Stir in the flour mixture and 1/3 cup (3 oz.) of the chocolate chips until thoroughly combined.
    7. 7
      Using level tablespoon of dough each time, roll dough into balls and place on cookie sheets about 2 1/2 inches apart.
    8. 8
      Press remaining chips into top of the dough( about 3 chips per cookie.).
    9. 9
      Bake, one tray at a time, until edges are golden and centers are just set, 11-13 minutes. Do not overbake.
    10. 10
      Cool the cookies on baking sheets for 5 min., then transfer to a wire rack or serve warm.

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    Nutritional Facts for Light Chocolate Chip Cookies (Cook's Illustrated)

    Serving Size: 1 (24 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 96.0
     
    Calories from Fat 29
    30%
    Total Fat 3.2 g
    4%
    Saturated Fat 1.9 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 13.9 mg
    4%
    Sodium 44.6 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 16.1 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 10.8 g
    43%
    Protein 1.1 g
    2%

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