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Skinny Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Skinny Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Skinny Chocolate Fudge Cookies
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword Skinny Chocolate Fudge Cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 17
Calories 86 kcal
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Prepare your cookie sheet with a baking mat, parchment paper, or nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a stand mixer add sugar, cocoa powder and butter and beat until well combined.
  4. Add applesauce and vanilla and beat to blend.
  5. In another small bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt.
  6. Add about 1/2 cup of the flour mixture in intervals into the chocolate mixture and stir until well combined.
  7. Shape batter into gumball size balls with your hands.
  8. Place 1-inch apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  9. Bake for 8 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and allow cookies to stand for 1 minute.
  11. Move to a wire rack to cool completely.
  12. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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Nutrition Facts
Skinny Chocolate Fudge Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 86
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.