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Chocolate-fudge cookie bites

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
8 min
Serves
48
Difficulty
Easy
These delightful chocolate morsels start out crisp and soften upon standing.

Ingredients

Unsweetened cocoa powder

cup(s)

Margarine

¼ cup(s), softened

Sugar

¾ cup(s)

Unsweetened applesauce

4 oz

Vanilla extract

1 tsp(s)

All-purpose flour

1½ cup(s)

Baking powder

1 tsp(s)

Table salt

¼ tsp(s)

Powdered sugar (icing sugar)

2 tbsp(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat two nonstick cookie sheets with cooking spray or cover with parchment paper.
  2. Place cocoa, margarine and sugar in a medium bowl; beat with an electric mixer. Add applesauce and vanilla; beat to blend. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir flour mixture into cocoa batter by hand.
  3. Shape batter into 48 marble-sized balls. Arrange balls 1 inch apart on cookie sheets. Bake until set, about 8 minutes. Remove from oven and allow cookies to stand for 1 minute. Remove to wire rack and cool; sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  4. Yields 1 cookie per serving

Notes

To maintain their freshness, pack extras in freezer-safe containers or plastic bags.