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Cocoa powder and brown sugar make this easy drop cookie recipe taste like rich brownies.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
1 hr 40 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a small bowl stir together flour and baking soda; set aside. In a medium saucepan melt butter; remove from heat. Stir in granulated sugar, cocoa powder and brown sugar. Stir in buttermilk and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture just until combined. Cover and chill dough for 1 hour. (Dough will be stiff.)

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray or line with parchment paper. Drop chilled dough by rounded teaspoons onto cookie sheet.

  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are set. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.


Tip: To make 1/4 cup sour milk, place 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice or vinegar in a glass measuring cup. Add enough milk to make 1/4 cup total liquid; stir. Let mixture stand for 5 minutes before using.

Nutrition Facts

2 cookies
73 calories; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 12.4g; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 8.1g; fat 2.3g; saturated fat 1.3g; cholesterol 5.6mg; vitamin a iu 77.3IU; folate 11.9mcg; calcium 19.5mg; iron 0.4mg; magnesium 2.1mg; potassium 18.5mg; sodium 37.6mg.

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