Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies Recipe | USA Original

Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies Recipe | USA Original
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 7-9 minutes | Servings: 24 cookies


Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies
Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies

These Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies are a guilt-free treat for chocolate lovers. They are chewy, fudgy, and delicious without all the added fat.


This recipe was created as a healthier alternative to traditional chocolate cookies that are loaded with butter and oil. By using egg whites and corn syrup instead of fats, these cookies are lower in calories and fat content.


How to prepare

  1. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Stir in corn syrup and egg whites until blended (the dough will be thick and slightly sticky).
  4. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of the dough onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  5. Bake in a 350°F (177°C) oven for 7 to 9 minutes or just until set (the cookies will be soft when pressed). Do not overbake.
  6. Cool the cookies on a wire rack.


  • Add in some chopped nuts or dried fruit for added texture and flavor.
  • Drizzle some melted chocolate on top of the cookies for a decadent touch.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to not overbake the cookies, as they will continue to cook slightly as they cool on the cookie sheet.

- For a richer chocolate flavor, use dark cocoa powder instead of unsweetened cocoa.

- You can add in some chocolate chips or nuts for extra texture and flavor.

Serving Suggestions

Enjoy these cookies with a glass of cold milk or a cup of hot tea for a delicious snack.

Cooking Techniques

These cookies are baked in the oven at 350°F (177°C) for 7 to 9 minutes.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use honey or maple syrup instead of corn syrup for a different flavor profile.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the dough ahead of time and refrigerate it for up to 24 hours before baking.

Presentation Ideas

Serve these cookies on a platter with a dusting of powdered sugar for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

These cookies pair well with a glass of cold milk or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store these cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. They can also be frozen for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of these cookies contains approximately 120 calories.


Each serving of these cookies contains approximately 25 grams of carbohydrates.


These cookies are fat-free, making them a healthier option for those watching their fat intake.


Each serving of these cookies contains approximately 2 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

These cookies do not contain significant amounts of vitamins or minerals.


These cookies contain eggs and wheat.


These Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies are a low-fat, low-calorie treat that is perfect for satisfying your chocolate cravings without all the guilt.


These Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies are a delicious and guilt-free treat that is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth. Enjoy them with a glass of milk or a cup of tea for a delightful snack.

How did I get this recipe?

I can still remember the exact moment I discovered this recipe for Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies. It was a hot summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Martha in her cozy little cottage by the beach. Martha was always experimenting with new recipes and trying out different cooking techniques, and she had a knack for coming up with delicious and healthy alternatives to classic dishes.

That day, as we sat in her sunlit kitchen sipping on iced tea and catching up on each other's lives, Martha pulled out a tray of freshly baked cookies from the oven. The aroma of chocolate and spices filled the room, and I couldn't resist asking her for the recipe.

Martha smiled mischievously and told me that these cookies were a family secret, passed down from generation to generation. She explained that the key to their chewy texture and rich flavor was the use of applesauce instead of butter or oil. Intrigued, I begged her to teach me how to make them, and she happily agreed.

As Martha guided me through the steps, I watched closely and took notes, amazed by her intuition and creativity in the kitchen. She shared stories of her own grandmother, who had taught her the importance of using fresh, wholesome ingredients and cooking with love and care.

After a few hours of mixing, baking, and tasting, we finally sat down to enjoy the fruits of our labor. The cookies were soft and chewy, with a deep chocolate flavor that melted in my mouth. I marveled at how something so decadent could be made without any added fat.

From that day on, I knew that this recipe would become a staple in my own kitchen. I made these Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies for my family and friends, delighting in their surprised reactions when I revealed that they were guilt-free treats. I shared the recipe with anyone who asked, spreading the joy of healthy baking far and wide.

Over the years, I continued to tweak the recipe, adding different spices and mix-ins to create new variations. I experimented with different types of flour and sweeteners, always striving to find the perfect balance of flavor and texture. And through it all, I remembered Martha and her gentle guidance, grateful for the gift of her wisdom and creativity.

Now, as I sit in my own kitchen, surrounded by the comforting smells of cinnamon and vanilla, I can't help but smile at the memory of that fateful day with Martha. The recipe for Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies has become more than just a delicious treat – it's a reminder of the power of friendship, love, and the joy of cooking. And every time I bake a batch of these cookies, I think of Martha and the bond we share through our shared love of food and family.

So here it is, my dear friends and family – the recipe for Fat-free Chewy Chocolate Cookies, passed down to me by Martha and now shared with you. May these sweet treats bring you as much joy and comfort as they have brought me over the years. Happy baking!


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