How can I make tasty, low-calorie chocolate chip cookies?

Chocolate Mint Zucchini Cookies

Makes 25 cookies


3 cups whole wheat flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/4 cup cocoa

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 Cups Splenda Granula (or sweetener of choice, to taste)

1 cup grated zucchini

2 tablespoons canola oil

1 teaspoon peppermint extract



Preheat the oven to 350F (170C).

Mix together flour, baking soda, cocoa and salt.

In a separate bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together sugar, oil and peppermint extract.

Fold in zucchini.

Combine all ingredients and mix until everything is smooth.

Using a tablespoon, scoop out batter and form a small ball. Press lightly to flatten.

Bake for 12-15 minutes, until golden.

Nutrition Facts (per cookie)

Calories: 80

Fat: 1.6g

Carbohydrates: 14.0g

Protein: 2.2g


Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

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