Recipe: special crunchy cookies

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Recipe: special crunchy cookies

Special Crunchy Cookies
26% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

1/2 cup stick butter or margarine, softened
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups KELLOGG’S® SPECIAL K® cereal, crushed to 1 1/2 cups
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

*May substitute 24 packets Equal® sweetener

Beat butter and Equal® on medium speed of 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 degree F oven 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from baking sheet and cool completely on wire rack.

Makes about 4 dozen cookies

Nutrition information per serving (1 cookie): 46 cal., 1 g pro., 5 g carb., 3 g fat, 9 mg chol., 43 mg sodium

Food exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat