Abigail's Low Fat Cookie Recipes

Find the best low fat cookie recipes, here, easy to make low fat cookies all.
Chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal, ginger snaps, peanut butter cookies, pumpkin cookies,
low fat cookies made from popcorn and a low fat snickerdoodle cookie.


NOTE: Recipes average 60 calories and 1 gram of fat per cookie.

Delish Low Fat Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

2 1/4 c Cake (not self rising) flour
1 ts Baking soda
1 ts Salt
3/4 c Prune puree or prepared Prune butter (see below).
2 tb Butter or margarine
3/4 c Sugar
3/4 c Light-brown sugar, packed
1 Egg 2 Egg whites
2 ts Vanilla extract
1 1/4 c Semi-sweet choc. chips

PRUNE PUREE: To make 1 cup, combine 1 1/3 cup pitted prunes and 6 tbs. of water in container of food processor. Pulse on and off until prunes are very finely chopped. Measure out 3/4 c. puree and set aside (the remaining 1/4 c. puree can be used as a spread in place of butter or fruit preserves.)

Heat oven to 375 f. Coat baking sheets with non-stick cooking spray. In medium bowl, with wire whisk, combine cake flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.

In a large bowl, with electric mixer on medium speed, beat together prune puree, butter, sugar, brown sugar, egg, egg whites and vanilla 2 minutes or until creamy and light. With mixer on low speed, beat in dry ingredients just until incorporated. By hand, stir in chocolate chips.

Drop by rounded tablespoonsful onto baking sheets; flatten slightly with back of spoon. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, until cookies are lightly browned around the edges. Let cookies cool on pan on wire rack 10 minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

Low Fat Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

1 c Flour
1 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
2 tb Shortening
1/4 c Applesauce
1/2 c Sugar
1/2 c Brown sugar
1 Egg; or 1/4 cup substitute
1 ts Vanilla
1 1/3 c Oats
1/2 c Raisins; optional

Preheat oven to 375. Lightly spray cookie sheet with Pam. In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together shortening, applesauce, sugars, egg and vanilla until shortening breaks into pea sized pieces. Add flour mixture to applesauce mixture. Mix well. Fold in oats and raisins.

Drop rounded tsp onto cookie sheet 2" apart. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove cookies from oven and cool on the pan for 5 minutes.

Low Fat Peanut Butter Cookies

1 c Creamy peanut butter
1 c Frozen concentrated apple Juice(thawed-but no water Added)
1 ts Vanilla extract
1 c Whole wheat flour (sifted)
1/2 ts Salt
1 1/2 ts Baking soda

Combine peanut butter and apple juice in mixing bowl. Mix well. Combine dry ingredients. The Dough will foam, stir well and it will thicken up. Dough will be sticky. Use teaspoon to scoop cookie dough onto lightly sprayed cookie sheet.dip fork in cold water and wipe dry and press into cookies. (cold water helps to keep the dough from sticking.

Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. This makes a very nice cookie.

Low Fat Popcorn Cookie Recipe

3 c Popped popcorn; unsalted
2 Egg whites
1/4 c Sugar
1/4 ts Cinnamon
1/4 ts Salt
1 ts Vanilla

One cup at a time, grind the popcorn in a blender at low speed until it's fine. The goal is 1-1/2 cups of finely ground popcorn.

In a medium bowl, beat 2 egg whites on high speed until soft peaks form. Make a meringue by gradually adding 1/4 cup sugar; beat until egg whites are stiff. Next, beat in cinnamon, salt and vanilla. Gently fold in ground popcorn and 1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut.

Place rounded tablespoonfuls onto a greased baking sheed (or use parchment paper). Bake at 325 degrees 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.

Low Fat Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

3/4 c Pumpkin
1/2 c + 2 tb Fat-free plain yogurt
1 ts Vanilla
2 c Unbleached flour
1 c Raisins
3/4 c Brown sugar; packed
2 ts Cinnamon
1 ts Ginger
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/4 ts Salt
1/2 ts Allspice
1/2 ts Nutmeg

Preheat oven at 350F. Prepare baking sheets with cooking spray. In a mixing bowl, combine pumpkin, yogurt, and vanilla. In another mixing bowl, combine flour, raisins, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, salt, allspice, and nutmeg. Mix wet ingredients with dry ingredients just until moistened.

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet, 2" apart. Bake cookies for 15 minutes, until they seem firm.

Low Fat Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

1 1/2 c Sugar
1/2 c Fleischmann's Light Taste -margarine
1 ts Vanilla
1/2 c Egg Beaters 99% egg subst.
2 3/4 c Flour
1 ts Cream of tartar
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/4 ts Salt
2 tb Sugar
2 ts Cinnamon

Beat 1 1/2 cups sugar and margarine until light. Beat in vanilla and egg substitute. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt. Chill dough approximately 1 - 2 hours. Combine 2 tbsp sugar and cinnamon. Shape dough into 48 - 1 inch balls. Roll in sugar/cinnamon mixture. Place balls on cookie sheets that have been sprayed with Pam. Bake at 400F for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks. These cookies freeze well.

Low Fat Spice Cookie Recipe

1 3/4 c Whole wheat flour
1 c Unbleached flour
1 c Brown sugar; packed
2 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1/4 ts Ginger
1/4 ts Cloves
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/4 ts Salt
1/4 c Margarine; softened
1/4 c Fat-free spread; softened
1 Egg white; whipped
1 ts Vanilla
1/2 c Fat-free sour cream

Preheat oven at 350F. Prepare baking sheets with cooking spray. In a mixing bowl, combine flours, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, baking soda, and salt. In another mixing bowl, combine margarine, spread, egg white, vanilla, and sour cream. Mix dry ingredients with wet ingredients just until moistened.

Cover and chill overnight. On a heavily floured surface (dough will be slightly sticky that's why more flour is needed), roll dough 1/8" thickness. Using a 2 1/2 " cutters, cut dough into desired shapes. Arrange 1" apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake cookies for 12 to 15 minutes and until lightly browned.

Low Fat Devil's Food Cookie Recipe

1 1/2 c Sugar
1/2 c Prune puree
1/2 c Nonfat plain yogurt
1/4 c Canola oil
2 lg Egg whites, slightly beaten
1 1/2 c Sifted cake flour
1 c Unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Instant coffee

Preheat oven to 350F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or spray with nonstick cooking spray. Whisk together sugar, prune puree, yogurt, oil and egg whites. In a separate bowl stir together flour, cocoa, salt, soda and coffee. Blend the dry ingredients into the wet ones.

Drop the dough by spoonfuls onto the baking sheets. Bake cookies 12 to 14 min.


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