Chocolate Waffle Cookies
This quick and easy, chewy chocolate cookie is made on your waffle iron.
Makes 3 dozen cookies
PrepTime: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Ease of Preparation: Easy
1/2 cup margarine
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
6 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 tablespoons canola oil
1/2 teaspoon espresso powder, (optional)
Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
1. Preheat a nonstick waffle iron.
2. Cream butter and sugar in a medium bowl. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add flour, cocoa powder, oil and espresso powder (if using). Beat until thoroughly combined.
3. Drop the batter by teaspoonfuls about 1 inch apart onto the preheated ungreased waffle iron. Close and cook until the cookies are puffed and cooked through, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool until just warm. Dust the cookies with confectioners’ sugar while still slightly warm.
Nutritional Notes: 63 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, .5 g mono); 18 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 22 mg sodium; 18 mg potassium.