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A "healthier" cookie recipe....thought I would share.

Hi, I saw this being made on t.v. using olive oil instead of canola...I will make it with out nuts, they looked real good & not too high in calories.....enjoy.


1 ¼ cups unbleached all purpose flour (300 ml)
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa(80 ml)
1 ½ tsp. baking powder (7.5 ml)
pinch salt
grated zest of 1 orange
1 tsp. vanilla ( 5ml)
½ cup + 2 Tbsp. sugar (175 ml)
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (75 ml)
2 large eggs
¾ cup chopped pecans (375 ml)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Line a large baking sheet with parchment.
Sift flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt into a medium bowl. Add pecans. Set aside.
In another bowl, combine orange zest, vanilla, sugar, olive oil and eggs. Whisk together until well blended, about 2 minutes. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and stir with wooden spoon to blend well.
Spoon cookie batter onto parchment paper lined tray leaving 1 inch between them. Bake for 14-16 minutes at 350 D or until just firm

Makes about 30 small cookies

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Asked by sarasmommy777 at 10:27 PM on Dec. 5, 2012 in Food & Drink

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Answers (8)
  • Thanks! Although I typically steer far away from "healthy" cookies this recipe actually sounds pretty good.

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 10:32 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • thanks

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 10:42 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • Those sound pretty good. Thank you for sharing.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 10:46 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • Thanks!

    Answer by m-avi at 11:21 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

  • Thanks. Orange an chocolate go well together. These cookies sound yummy.

    Answer by Ballad at 3:16 PM on Dec. 6, 2012

  • Yum! Thanks.

    Answer by booklover545 at 6:18 PM on Dec. 7, 2012

  • Thanks!

    Answer by Sarah961 at 11:32 PM on Dec. 7, 2012

  • This sounds really good I think I need to try this Thank You!

    Answer by Cher53 at 4:28 PM on Dec. 10, 2012

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