Cocoa Drop Cookies

 Source: Cocoa Drop Cokies, SaskFlax

Source: Cocoa Drop Cokies, SaskFlax

Soft and chewy right out of the oven!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter    
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) lightly packed brown sugar  
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) honey  
  • 1 egg                   
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) almond extract
  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) cocoa powder    
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) baking powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F (180º C). Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add honey, egg, vanilla and almond extract.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, ground flaxseed, salt and baking powder.  Stir into creamed mixture and mix well.
  4. Drop the dough by teaspoonful onto a baking sheet, leaving 2 inches (5 cm) between cookies.
  5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until edges are firm.
  6. Remove from the oven. Remove the cookies from the baking sheet and cool on a rack.
 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 36 cookies.

SERVING SIZE: 1 cookie. Each serving contains 1/4 tsp (1 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 60
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Carbohydrates 8 g
Fiber 0 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 1 g
Sodium 35 mg
Potassium 12 mg