Mint-Chocolate Drops

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3 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)


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2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup molasses
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 egg
1 egg white
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup mint-chocolate chips, divided
2 tablespoons skim milk
1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
Vegetable cooking spray


Combine the first 3 ingredients in a bowl; beat at medium speed of a mixer until blended. Add egg and egg white; beat well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; stir well. Gradually add to molasses mixture, beating well. Stir in 1/2 cup chips, milk, and vanilla.

Drop the dough by level tablespoons onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 325° for 12 minutes; let cool on pans 1 minute. Remove from pans; let cool completely on wire racks.

Place remaining chips in a small zip-top heavy-duty plastic bag, and seal bag. Submerge bag in very hot water until chips melt. Snip a tiny hole in 1 corner of bag, and drizzle chocolate over cookies.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 79
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Fat 2 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 13.6 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 57 mg
Calcium 11 mg