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How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookies Healthier (Page 2)

Healthier Fats

Use Healthier Fats

Classic chocolate chip cookies are loaded with butter. And butter is loaded with saturated fat (7 grams per tablespoon). But we all know butter is delicious. It imparts a rich, nutty taste that’s not easily replaced without taking a hit in the flavor department. In our cookie, we replace some of the butter with tahini—a sesame seed puree. It has less saturated fat (about 1 gram of saturated fat per tablespoon) than butter and adds that subtle nutty flavor you may be missing.

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