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Chocolate-Orange Maple Snaps Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Chocolate-Orange Maple Snaps

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These snaps are great on their own, or as wafers for sandwich cookies. Maple syrup lends flavor and moisture, which lets you cut down on oil in the dough.

  • 40Servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 Tbs. cornstarch dissolved in
  • 1 Tbs. water
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbs. grated orange zest
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 3 Tbs. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat three baking sheets with cooking spray.

2. Whisk together maple syrup, oil, cornstarch mixture, vanilla, and orange zest in large bowl.

3. Sift together flours, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk dry ingredients into wet ingredients until smooth.

4. Measure out cookie dough in 1-tsp. scoops, and arrange 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until cookies are firm on top and edges have darkened.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 42
  • Carbohydrate Content: 7 g
  • Fat Content: 2 g
  • Fiber Content: 0.5 g
  • Protein Content: 0.5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 30 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4 g