Pistachio Pudding Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yields about 22 medium – large cookies. Recipe adapted from Creations by Kara.
Prep time: >10 minutes
Cook time: 8 – 12 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter, applesauce, sugar and pudding mix together until fully mixed. Stir in vanilla and eggs with a wooden spoon. Gradually add flour and baking soda until a thick dough forms. Add about 1 cup of chocolate chips and stir to combine.
  3. Place about one tablespoon size scoops of dough on the cookie sheet, about an inch apart. Bake for 8 – 12 minutes, or until bottoms are golden brown (cooking time varies based on your oven).
  4. Remove from the pan and let cool on a wire cooling rack. Once cooled, heat the remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips in a saucepan over medium-low heat until melted. Then, drizzle on the cookies and garnish with sea salt.

Nutritional information per cookie: 

Calories: 155.5
Fat: 6.25 grams
Carbohydrates: 23.2 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Protein: 2.8 grams
Weight Watchers Points: 4

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