Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
◦1½ cups all-purpose flour
◦½ teaspoon baking soda
◦¼ teaspoon salt
◦½ cup stick margarine
◦½ cup granulated sugar
◦¼ cup light brown sugar – (packed)
◦¼ cup no-sugar-added applesauce
◦2 tablespoons low-fat (1%) milk
◦2 teaspoons vanilla extract
◦•1/2 cup chocolate chips
1.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray 2 baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
2.In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, in addition to salt.
3.In a large bowl, with an electric mixer at medium speed, beat the margarine until fluffy. Add the sugars, applesauce, milk, and vanilla and beat 1 minute.
4.Slowly add the flour mixture and beat until combined, about 1 minute. Stir in the chocolate chips.
5.Drop the dough by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned, 14 to 16 minutes.
6.Remove and cool on a baking rack.