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Chocolate fudge crinkle cookies

December 11, 2015

Christmas and cookies go together like Halloween and chocolate ๐Ÿ˜‰ Who doesn’t love just spending the day baking Christmas cookies.. especially if you get the kids involved! But… most cookies are going to cost you in points, especially our new “smart points”, so I set out to make a smart points friendly Christmas cookie.. and according to my daughter I hit the jackpot!! ๐Ÿ™‚ She came home from school just as these chocolate fudge crinkle cookies came out of the oven and I think she ate 8 ๐Ÿ˜‰ needless to say the verdict was in.. they were delicious… and… tada.. only 1 smart point each ๐Ÿ™‚ Here’s a suggestion with left over cookies..freeze them and then use them as crumble topping for your yogurts! ๐Ÿ™‚


Chocolate fudge crinkle cookies
Recipe type: Baking
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Serves: 36
1SP blue, green & purple, 1PP
  • ⅓ cup reduced calorie margarine
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ cup egg whites
  • ¼ cup 0% vanilla greek yogurt
  • 1½ cups flour
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350F, line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl using an electric mixer beat together your margarine and brown sugar for 2 minutes, then add in your cocoa powder, baking soda and cinnamon.
  3. Continue beating and add your eggs whites and yogurt. Add about half of your flour while still using the electric mixer, then add in the rest with your hands, dough will be thick. Form into 2 dough balls.
  4. Sift your icing sugar onto a flat plate, drop dough by spoonfuls into sugar and roll into balls (flattening them a little) place on parchment paper and bake in oven for 10 minutes, at around the 7 minute mark push down slightly on the cookies, careful as they will be hot.
  5. Yields 36 cookies at 1 sp each on all 3 MyWW programs or 1pp each. Store in sealed container, best served same day as baking them.
  6. Nutritional info (adapted from my fitness pal) per cookie, Calories 40... Fat 1.2g... Saturated fat 0.1g... Carbohydrates 6.9g... Fiber 0.7g... Sugars 1.9g... Protein 1.3g








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    Reply Vicki February 8, 2016 at 1:11 am

    Just started back on WW and was wanting a touch of something sweet – these did the trick! Thanks!

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      Reply Drizzle February 8, 2016 at 7:40 pm

      Sweet!! Glad you enjoyed them, and good luck on your WW journey! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Jennifer February 24, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Just stumble on this site, looks like you have a lot of good ideas! I was wondering, with these cookies, are these about a tablespoon size when I drop them into the powdered sugar?

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      Reply Drizzle February 24, 2016 at 11:19 pm

      Hi and thank you! Yes I would say about that size

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    Reply Riley Eckert December 19, 2016 at 7:26 am

    I notice is says best if served same day. If I make the dough a head of time can I store it in the fridge a for a day or so before baking?

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      Reply Drizzle December 20, 2016 at 2:47 pm

      I think the dough in the fridge a day before will be fine, once cookies are baked they are best served same day

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    Reply Courtney April 1, 2018 at 3:25 pm

    These are pretty dry. They’d probably be better with some type of icing.

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      Reply Drizzle April 2, 2018 at 1:34 pm

      Mine were not too dry, but yes icing sounds yummy ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply P August 5, 2019 at 10:50 am

    Hi – can these be made with Almond flour ?

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      Reply Drizzle August 6, 2019 at 3:41 pm

      I’m not experienced baking with AF I know it bakes differently all I can suggest is to try it

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