Behind the Scenes and Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Cookies

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Servings: 24 cookies      Prep Time: 10 minutes      Cook Time: 15 minutes

These dark chocolate sea salt cookies contain 25% fewer calories and 83% less sugar than the full-sugar version by using Truvia Baking Blend. This cookie has 120 calories and 2 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version that has 160 calories and 12 grams of sugar per serving.

Ingredients:

1-1⁄4 cups all-purpose flour
1⁄3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1⁄2 tsp baking soda
3⁄4 cup butter, softened
1⁄2 cup Truvía® Baking Blend
2 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1⁄2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoon Truvía® Baking Blend
3 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon coarse sea salt

Directions:

Heat oven to 325°F.

In medium bowl, mix flour, cocoa and baking soda; set aside.

In large bowl, beat butter, 1⁄2 cup Truvía® Baking Blend, vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons on ungreased cookie sheet. Press down slightly.

Bake 13 to 15 minutes or just until set. Cool 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes
Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat 1 tablespoon Truvía® Baking Blend and water. Brush over cookies (discard any remaining water mixture); sprinkle with salt.