Chewy Whole-Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

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whole wheat chocolate chip cookies

These soft, buttery, vanilla-scented chocolate chip cookies are made with whole-wheat flour and contain half the butter and chocolate compared with classic recipes. They are absolutely delicious!

Makes 16 cookies

Total time: 50 minutes
Prep: 15 minutes
Bake: 15 minutes
Cool: 20 minutes

1 cup white whole-wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup softened unsalted butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 tablespoon reduced-fat milk
1/2 cup (3oz) semisweet chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt.

3. In a large bowl, whisk together butter and sugars. Beat in the egg, vanilla and milk.

4. Add the dry ingredients to the egg mixture and mix with a spatula, just until combined. Fold in chocolate chips.

5. Using a 2-tablespoon ice cream scoop, scoop batter onto prepared baking sheet, 1-inch apart. Gently flatten cookies by pressing on them with a spatula. Bake 10-12 minutes, until edges are set but center is still soft. Remove from oven and cool on baking sheet, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition per cookie
Calories 112.1
Total Fat 4.9 g
Saturated Fat 2.8 g
Cholesterol 19.4 mg
Sodium 84.2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18.6 g
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
Sugars 12.1 g
Protein 1.7 g
Weight Watchers Points Plus: 3 points