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·Instead of using only white flour, use half white and half whole-wheat flour. This is especially delicious in baking the classic chocolate chip cookie.
·While baking, the American Heart Association suggests cinnamon-flavored, no-sugar-added applesauce in place of the butter or oil ingredient.
·Dried fruits, like cranberries or cherries, are a tasty alternative to chocolate chips or candies.
·Consider substituting low-fat or skim milk instead of whole or heavy cream. Using skim instead of whole milk will save you 60 calories and 8 grams of fat per cup.
·Experiment with adding a little less sugar and intensify the sweetness by adding vanilla, nutmeg, or cinnamon. Even reducing the sugar by ¼ cup can eliminate almost 200 calories and 50 grams of carbohydrates.
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