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Low Fat and Low Calorie Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

 
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Yesterday I brought these cookies to my husband's friend's bonfire, they disappeared quickly. Everyone loved them. Tahini actually tasted delicious in these cookies! Will be making these sweets again.

Yield

45

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

58

min

 

Ingredients

2 cups rolled oats
not quick-cooking
½ cup whole-wheat pastry flour
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup tahini (sesame paste)
*
4 tablespoons butter, unsalted
cold, cut into pieces
cup sugar
cup brown sugar, light
packed
*
1 large eggs
1 large egg whites
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup chocolate chips
semisweet or bittersweet
*
½ cup walnuts
chopped

Directions

Position racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 350°F.

Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

Whisk oats, whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.

Beat tahini and butter in a large bowl with an electric mixer until blended into a paste.

Add granulated sugar and brown sugar; continue beating until well combined—the mixture will still be a little grainy.

Beat in egg, then egg white, then vanilla.

Stir in the oat mixture with a wooden spoon until just moistened.

Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.

With damp hands, roll 1 tablespoon of the batter into a ball, place it on a prepared baking sheet and flatten it until squat, but don’t let the sides crack.

Continue with the remaining batter, spacing the flattened balls 2 inches apart.

Bake the cookies until golden brown, about 16 minutes, switching the pans back to front and top to bottom halfway through.

Cool on the pans for 2 minutes, then transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

Let the pans cool for a few minutes before baking another batch.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

foodmaven
somewhere in the meditteranean
 almost 9 years ago

69 calories for one little cookie and it's considered low calorie and low fat?! They may be delicious but these cookies are high in calories and fat. No wonder Americans are so overweight!

Gordon
UK
 almost 9 years ago

2 grams of fat per serving seems pretty low for a cookie like this! I noticed the recipe only uses 4 tablespoons of butter in total! Seems like Mr. Mediterranean has an axe to grind with the yanks. Check out the fat in baklava to compare!

666
compton
 about 8 years ago

these cookies dun be the bestest cookies i eva had, i meen it like seriously, the gratest cookies ever, ma lawd that tahini is good!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 18g (0.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 6932% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 35mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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