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Italian Chocolate Nut Cookies



Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium


½ cup margarine
cup cocoa powder
2 cups brown sugar, light
½ cup water
2 ½ cups whole-wheat flour
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves
or allspice
1 cup almonds
finely chopped
1 cup raisins, seedless


Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Combine first four ingredients in a pot.

Heat slowly, stirring until the mixture resembles a syrup.

Let cool to room temperature.

Combine flour with baking powder and spices.

Pour in chocolate syrup and work into a stiff batter.

Add almonds and raisins.

Form into balls no larger than 1-inch and arrange on cookie sheets.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 15g (0.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 5040% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 27mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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