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50 Calorie Cream-Filled Devil's Food Cookies

50 Calorie Cream-Filled Devil's Food Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 3/4 cup cooked lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 3 1/2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat two large cookie sheets with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, sift flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  3. In a blender or food processor, puree lentils with egg yolks until smooth; set aside.
  4. Melt chocolate in a double boiler or microwave.
  5. In a large mixing bowl using an electric mixer, cream butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. With mixer running on low speed, add melted chocolate; combine thoroughly. Add pureed lentils; mix well.
  6. Alternating in batches, add flour mixture and buttermilk to batter, mixing after each addition (dough will be sticky).
  7. Whip egg whites until soft peaks form; fold into the batter.
  8. Drop heaping teaspoons of batter onto prepared cookie sheets, leaving about 1-inch between cookies; bake until puffed and set, about 8 to 10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on cookie sheets for about 2 minutes and then remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.

Note

  • Recipe courtesy of Weight Watchers

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 50 kcal cal., 2 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 8 g carb., 0.6 g fiber, 4 g sugar, 1 g pro.. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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