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    Low Fat Chocolate Chewies

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    50 mins

    15 mins

    35 mins

    s'kat's Note:

    Theoretically, these may be good for you. ;) I like these just from the oven, with the insides still warm and slightly chewy. Recipe from somewhere on the internet???

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    • 3 egg whites
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 1 cup sugar (scant)
    • 3 tablespoons cocoa, sifted (not Dutch)
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 ounce semisweet chocolate, finely chopped


    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 275 degrees F and place oven racks in the middle positions.
    2. 2
      Line one or two sheet pans with foil or kitchen parchment. Set aside.
    3. 3
      Beat the egg whites with the salt to a soft peak stage (when the tops of the peaks fall over when whip is removed).
    4. 4
      Add the sugar slowly, beating until the mixture is very thick.
    5. 5
      Stir in the cocoa powder, vanilla, and chopped chocolate.
    6. 6
      Place walnut-size mounds of the batter on the sheet pans and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes until dry on the surface but still soft inside.
    7. 7
      Slide the foil or parchment with its cookies onto a cooling rack and cool for 5 minutes.
    8. 8
      Peel the foil or parchment off the still-warm cookies and cool them completely on rack.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 29, 2004


      OH MY GAWD! *LOL* These cookies are ADDICTIVE! I had a similar recipe, but it called for them to be baked for a little bit , then the heat turned off and sitting in the oven overnight. Which is good.... BUT!!! This recipe of baking them and then eating them right away ... *drool* *LOL* I must admit, I added some chocolate chips... I couldn't get my chocolate chopped up very fine, so I took the easy way out and just used the whole chips. Maybe about 1/2 cup or so... mini chips would be perfect. I have been making these every night for about a week!!! ;-) Thanks for a great recipe! :)

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    • on December 09, 2013


      I love these type of cookies, they sell them at whole foods. I decided to try & bake them and pulled up this recipe. I wish I would have read a few others before making these. This recipe is seriously flawed in every aspect from ingredients to cook temp. I threw all mine in the garbage that's how awful they were.. Seriously 1/2 ounce of chocolate chips & 1 c of sugar???? Don't waste your time on this one. If I could give it a half star I would.

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    • on May 23, 2007


      I loved this recipe, but I think it needs some changes. 1 cup of sugar is way, way, way too much. I cut it down to 1/2 cup. I used a splash of real vanilla, and 1 full ounce of semisweet chocolate. My oven at 140 degrees C led to some burning, but they were still yummy anyway! These made loads! My bestie and I were baking them and we decided to bake a pavlova instead. I lowered the temperature to 130 degrees C and it's still in the oven! I wonder how its going to turn out?

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    Nutritional Facts for Low Fat Chocolate Chewies

    Serving Size: 1 (11 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 30

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 32.1
    Calories from Fat 2
    Total Fat 0.3 g
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 10.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 7.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    Sugars 6.6 g
    Protein 0.5 g

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