Skinny Ganache Walnut Cookies

Skinny Ganache Walnut Cookies

Prep Time15 mins Cook Time7 mins Makes 60 Yield_measurecookies

Ingredients List

  1. 2 1/4 cups (550 mL) all-purpose flour
  2. 1 tsp. (5 mL) baking soda
  3. 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) salt
  4. 1 cup (2 sticks) (250 mL) PLUS 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) Becel® salted margarine sticks or unsalted margarine sticks, divided
  5. 1 cup (250 mL) firmly packed light brown sugar
  6. 1/4 cup (60 mL) granulated sugar
  7. 2 large eggs
  8. 1 tsp. (5 mL) vanilla extract
  9. 1 1/3 cups (325 mL) toasted walnuts, divided
  10. 1/4 cup (60 mL) 2% milk
  11. 1 cup (250 mL) dark chocolate chips

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside.

2. Mix 1 cup (250 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine with sugars in large bowl. Mix in eggs and vanilla until blended. Gradually add in flour mixture; mix just until blended. Finely chop 1/3 cup walnuts and stir in. Drop by tablespoonfuls on ungreased baking sheets, 2-in. (5 cm) apart.

3. Bake 7 minutes or until edges are golden. Cool cookies on sheets 2 minutes on wire rack; remove cookies from sheets and cool completely.

4. Combine remaining 2 Tbsp. margarine with milk in microwave-safe bowl and microwave until margarine is melted and mixture is hot, about 1 minute (timing will depend on the wattage of your microwave). Place chips in small bowl and pour hot milk mixture over chips. Let stand 5 minutes then stir until smooth. Place a dollop of chocolate ganache over centers of cookies, spread slightly and top with remaining walnut pieces.

Nutritional Information

Calories

100 (1 cookie)

Total Fat

6g (1 cookie)

Saturated Fat

2g (1 cookie)

Polyunsaturated Fat

2g (1 cookie)

Monounsaturated Fat

2g (1 cookie)

Cholesterol

5mg (1 cookie)

Sodium

70mg (1 cookie)

Total Carbs

10g (1 cookie)

Sugars

6g (1 cookie)

Protein

1g (1 cookie)

Calcium

8mg (1 cookie)

Iron

1mg (1 cookie)

Potassium

25mg (1 cookie)

Omega-3

0.4g (1 cookie)

Omega-6

1.5g (1 cookie)

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