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Nutella brownie cookies

July 21, 2016

What is not to love about these huge nutella cookies. They have the texture of a soft warm brownie and a delicious cookie butter center. I promise if you love all things chocolate they will become your new favorite cookie to bake up and they are so easy to make. Only 3 smart points each, did I mention they are big cookies? 😉

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Nutella brownie cookies
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Serves: 20
 
3sp/2pp each
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup nutella
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • ⅔ cup white flour
  • 1.5 Tbsp mini chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp cookie butter (or nutella) for topping
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325F, spray a large cookie sheet with non stick spray.
  2. With an electric mixer beat together the applesauce and sugar for 2 minutes, add the egg and continue beating, then add the Nutella while still beating.
  3. Using a spoon mix in dry ingredients and chocolate chips. Spoon cookies onto cookie sheet and in the middle of each cookie add ¼ tsp of cookie butter, you can use Nutella for middle if you don't have any cookie butter, but I find more stores are carrying it now and it will be in the same section as your peanut butter.
  4. Bake for 8-10 minutes, makes 20 cookies at 3 smart points each..
  5. Nutritional info per cookie.. Calories 70...Fat 2g...Sat fat 0.9g...Carbs 10g.. Fiber 0.5g..Sugars 8.6g...Protein 1.2g

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8 Comments

  • Reply Alberta August 29, 2016 at 6:05 pm

    Would chocolate PB2 work in place of the Nutella? They look yummy

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle August 30, 2016 at 1:35 pm

      I think so, in it’s wet form though

  • Reply Jenny November 22, 2016 at 7:07 pm

    My daughter has a gluten allergy, do you know if it works as well with gluten free flour? I’m on WW and love that they’re only 3 points, but want to be able to cook for the whole family.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle November 23, 2016 at 2:26 pm

      Hi Jenny, I can’t give you an honest answer sorry as I have never baked with gluten free flour, all I can suggest is giving it a try 🙂

  • Reply Ann April 5, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    What ate you referring to when you refer to cookie butter as an ingredient?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 6, 2017 at 3:47 pm

      Trader joe’s carries a cookie butter, if your in Canada I think Presidents choice does one, it is a spread like nutella, look with your nutella’s at the grocery store you might find one

  • Reply Dana June 12, 2017 at 6:10 pm

    I have to admit, when I spooned these onto the cookie sheet I was skeptical. I wasn’t convinced they were going to cook in just 8-10 mins, and wasn’t sure how they were going to turn out. Boy was I blown away! A great tasting, light cookie with that little indulgence in the middle. My daughter (7) and I love them!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle June 13, 2017 at 4:18 pm

      Hi Dana, I totally get what your saying because I thought the same thing when I created the recipe… wasn’t sure if they were going to be a hit or a flop and was pleasantly surprised, so glad you and your girl enjoyed them 🙂

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