Chocolate Chip Cookies with Less Sugar Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Less Sugar Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Chip Cookies with Less Sugar

Everybody loves chocolate chip cookies, and you can enjoy them with less guilt, and without sacrificing flavor, by whipping up this easy-to-make recipe!

Preparation: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cooking: 14 minutes
Cool Time: 1 minute
Total: 1 hour 45 minutes



  • cupsall purpose flour,spoon and leveled
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ¾tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • 10tbspunsalted butter,softened to room temperature
  • ½cupsucanat,plus ⅔ cup
  • 1large egg,plus 1 egg yolk, room temperature
  • 1tbsppure vanilla extract
  • 5ozbittersweet chocolate,chopped


  1. Whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together until combined. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl using a hand-held or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat the butter on high speed for about 2 minutes until completely smooth and creamy.

  3. Add the sucanat and beat on medium-high speed for 3 full minutes. Stop and scrape down the sides as needed.

  4. Beat in the egg, egg yolk, and vanilla extract at high speed. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl as needed.

  5. At low speed, slowly mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until combined. Fold in the chopped chocolate.

  6. Cover tightly and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour and up to 3 days.

  7. Remove the cookie dough from the refrigerator. If the cookie dough chilled longer than 3 to 4 hours, let it sit at room temperature for about 20 minutes.

  8. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.

  9. Roll the cookie dough into balls, about 2 tablespoons of dough each.

  10. Bake the cookies for 11 to 14 minutes or until very lightly browned and crisp looking on the edges.

  11. Allow to cool for 5 minutes on the cookie sheet. Transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.

  12. Serve with milk, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 120.07kcal
  • Fat: 6.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.17g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.92g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.31g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.83g
  • Fiber: 0.59g
  • Sugar: 6.25g
  • Protein: 1.51g
  • Cholesterol: 20.47mg
  • Sodium: 62.60mg
  • Calcium: 22.53mg
  • Potassium: 40.43mg
  • Iron: 0.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 43.80µg
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