WW Recipe of the Day: Quick & Easy Almost Sugar-Free Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
(65 calories | 2 2 2 myWW *SmartPoints value per serving)
With just a handful of ingredients, these soft and chewy cookies will be ready to serve in minutes.
Everyone loves warm from the oven cookies, but I for one don’t enjoy the mess. With this quick and easy recipe no mixer is required. Just combine the ingredients with a wooden spoon , roll dough, and bake.
This recipe also cuts the sugar. Made with sugar-free cake mix, no one in my house guessed they were Weight Watchers friendly.
How Many Calories and WW Points in these Cookies?
According to my calculations, each serving has 65 calories and:
2 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
2 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
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How to Make Cake Mix Cookies, Step-by-Step
Step 1: Gather and prepare all ingredients.
Step 3: Combine the cake mix, cocoa, eggs, sour cream and water in a mixing bowl using a wooden spoon .
The dough will be stiff and sticky to the touch.
Step 4: Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a shallow bowl.
Have a small bowl of water available to wet fingers.
Step 5: Gently roll tablespoons of cookie dough into balls with damp fingers. Toss the balls in the cinnamon and sugar mixture to coat.
Step 6: Place balls on the cookie sheet.
Gently flatten the cookie balls with the bottom of a glass or jar.
Step 7: Bake the cookies for 6-8 minutes.
Step 8: Remove cookies to a wire rack to cool.
- This recipe makes baking cookies quick and easy. Cut the sugar and enjoy warm chewy cookies in minutes with only a few simple ingredients.
- Substitute non-fat Greek yogurt for the light sour cream.
- The cocoa powder helps create a richer chocolate flavor. Skip it if you want.
- Use a regular cake mix, but note this adds 20 calories, 3 carbs, and 1 gram of fat per serving.
- If using a regular cake mix, reduce the water to 1 tablespoon.
- Try with a yellow cake mix for a more traditional snickerdoodle. No cocoa required.
- Enjoy with a little coffee or tea for a mid afternoon pick-me-up.
- Toss a couple cookies in when packing lunches.
- Eat cookies warm out of the oven with a glass of milk.
- Everyone loves a little sweet treat after dinner.
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Quick & Easy Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
- 1 package (16 ounces) sugar-free cake mix
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 2 large eggs
- 1/4 cup light sour cream
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 375F degrees. For easy cleanup use parchment or a silpat liner on baking sheet. Or lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray.
- Combine the cake mix, cocoa, eggs, sour cream and water in a mixing bowl using a wooden spoon. The dough will be stiff and sticky to the touch.
- Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a shallow bowl. Have a small bowl of water available to wet fingers.
- Gently roll tablespoons of dough into balls with damp fingers. Toss the balls in the cinnamon and sugar mixture to coat.
- Place balls on the cookie sheet. Gently flatten the cookie balls with the bottom of a glass or jar.
- Bake the cookies for 6-8 minutes.
- Remove cookies to a wire rack to cool.
Recipe source: Eat What You Love Quick & Easy by Marlene Koch
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
If you like these Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies, you might also like:
- Skinny Chocolate Coconut Cake Mix Cookie Bars
- Skinny S’mores
- Low-Fat Spice Cake Mix Cookies
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- 2-Ingredient 7-up Cake Mix Cupcakes
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