Note: When I first posted this recipe, I left everyone guessing about what to do with the yogurt and vanilla. Happily, the instructions have been amended. Apologies!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
- 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- dash of salt
- 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 tbs canola oil
- 1/3 cup fat-free Greek yogurt (I used Oikos)
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup dried cherries, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper
Combine flours, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl
In another medium bowl, combine sugars, melted butter, oil, yogurt and vanilla extract. Stir in cocoa powder.
Gradually add flour and stir. The dough will be quite stiff but still manageable.
Stir in chopped dried cherries
Drop by scant tablespoonful on to prepared cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with a spoon.
Bake for 10 minutes
Makes 22-24 cookies
Per Cookie: Calories 94, Calories from fat 27, Total Fat 3.2g (sat 1.3g), Cholesterol 4mg, Sodium 31mg, Carbohydrate 15.7g, Fiber 1g, Protein 1.1g