Step 1: Ingredients
What You'll Need:
1 cup of whole wheat flour
1 cup of all purpose flour
1 cup of white sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice
1/8 teaspoon of sea salt
1/2 cup of unsweetened apple sauce
1 teaspoon of almond extract (you can use vanilla if you prefer)
1 cup of canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
Step 2: Directions
Cook time: 15 - 18 minutes
How to Make Them:
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a cookie sheet with cooking spray.
Cream sugars, applesauce, pumpkin and almond extract together. Set aside. In another bowl, mix flours, baking soda, baking powder, salt and spice. Once mixed, add to the pumpkin mixture, stirring until it's fully mixed.
Using a tablespoon, spoon dough onto a cookie sheet, about 1 inch apart and bake for 15 – 18 minutes, or until browned.
Step 3: Nutritional Breakdown
As stated in the title, each of these delectable bites only has 42 calories! In addition, each cookie has less than 1 gram of fat, just 9 grams of carbs and less than 1 gram of protein.
Finally, a cookie you can eat without any guilt! (or 2 hours on the treadmill!)