Healthier Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sweet potato puree
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons hot water
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat butter, sweet potato, white sugar, brown sugar, and orange juice with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Add eggs whites one at a time, allowing each egg to blend into butter mixture before adding the next. Beat in vanilla extract. Dissolve baking soda in hot water in a small bowl. Add to sweet potato batter. Stir in flour, chocolate chips, and walnuts. Roll dough into walnut-sized balls and place 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until edges are nicely browned, about 10 minutes.