Special Crunchy Cookies
Crushed cereal adds crispness to these drop cookies studded with chocolate chips. It's hard to eat just one!
1/2 cup stick butter, softened
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups Kellogg's® Special K® cereal, crushed to 1 1/2 cups - divided use
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
- Beat butter and Equal® on medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla until well combined.
- Stir in combined 1 cup crushed cereal, flour, baking powder and salt until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Shape dough into balls using rounded measuring teaspoons. Roll in remaining 1/2 cup crushed cereal. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
- Bake in preheated 375°F (190°C) oven 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from baking sheet and cool completely on wire rack.
- Store in airtight containers at room temperature.
Makes 48 cookies.
*May substitute 12 packets Equal sweetener
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 cookie): calories 46, protein 1 g, carbohydrate 5 g, fat 3 g, cholesterol 9 mg, sodium 43 mg.
Food Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.