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Easy Chocolate Cookies

easy chocolate cookies
  • (1/2 cup) whole-wheat pastry flour
  • (1/2 cup) all-purpose flour
  • (1/2 cup) unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
  • (1/4 tsp.) baking soda
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (3/4 cup) packed light brown sugar
  • (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • (6 Tbsp.) cool unsalted butter, cut into chunks
  • (1 large) egg white
  • (1 tsp.) vanilla extract

Easy Chocolate Cookies

These are made with a homemade chocolate dough that is refrigerated for easy, slice and bake cookies.

Preparation Time
About 40 minutes (plus 2 hrs chilling)
Cook Time
About 30 minutes


  1. 1In a medium bowl, whisk together flours, cocoa, baking soda and salt, set aside. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer on medium to beat together sugars and butter for about 5 minutes.

  2. 2Add egg white and vanilla, beat until combined. Add flour mixture and beat on low until combined.
  3. 3Dust a flat surface with flour and roll the dough into an 8x2 in. long log. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  4. 4With oven racks in upper and lower third positions, preheat oven to 350°F. Place parchment paper on 2 large baking sheets.
  5. 5Slice log into 1/4 in. thick cookies and place 1 inch apart on baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes, switching pan positions halfway through. Cool on wire racks and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 cookies

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 73
  • Total Fat 2 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 13 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Cholesterol 6 mg
  • Sodium 32 mg
  • Fiber -- g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dessert

Recipe Subcategory: Cookies and Brownies

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.