Lemon-Blueberry Yogurt Cookies

Number of Servings: 48 (21g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Cookies

High in protein, low in sugar and bursting with flavor, these cookies are worth adding to your dessert rotation. Serve them in August when blueberries are at their freshest for the best possible flavor or make them from frozen blueberries for a taste of summer in the winter cold.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1½ cups plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • zest from 1 lemon

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375ºF.
  2. Mix together the sugar, applesauce and yogurt. When well-blended, add egg and vanilla and mix well.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Add to the wet ingredients and combine thoroughly. Gently fold in the blueberries and lemon zest.
  4. Drop cookie dough onto baking sheets by tablespoons. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until the cookies are just brown at the edges. Cool on the baking sheet for two minutes and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

48 servings per container

Serving Size 21g

Amount per serving
Calories 35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 4mg 2%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 0%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 2g Added Sugars 4%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 4g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 24.1mg 2%
Iron 0.3mg 0%
Potassium 30mg 0%
Vitamin A 1.9mcg 0%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0%
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin K 0.7mcg 0%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0mg 0%
Niacin 0.5mg 0%
Vitamin B6 0mg 0%
Folate 9.9mcg 2%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 0.4mcg 0%
Chloride 2.7mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 0%
Phosphorus 42.8mg 4%
Iodine 0.6mcg 0%
Magnesium 5.3mg 2%
Zinc 0.1mg 0%
Selenium 3.5mcg 6%
Copper 0mg 0%
Manganese 0.1mg 4%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.2mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt (skim Milk, Active Bacterial Culture, Vitamin As Palmitate, Vitamin D3), Blueberries, Enriched All Purpose Flour (unbleached Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Unsweetened Applesauce, Whole Wheat Flour, Sugar, Eggs, Baking Powder (sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate), Vanilla Extract, Lemon Zest, Salt.

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