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Base Cookie Dough for 6 cookies

The trick to dieting is definitely not to deny yourself everything, but to also avoid temptation.  Portion control from the get-go is a huge help.  So, I've worked out my favorite cookie base into just 6 cookies. Then, I can bake 2 and freeze the rest for another day. It's crispy, gooey, and super sweet. Totally hits the spot.

The great thing about this particular dough is that it bakes well on a George Forman grill too.  Just line the grill with tin foil, and press the cookies between for about 15 minutes, or until golden.

1/4 cup and 1/4 Tbsp all purpose, unbleached flour
Pinch of baking soda
1 1/2 Tbsp salted butter, melted
3 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted
dash vanilla
3 Tbsp. goodies

This is a nice clean dough, and should completely pull away from the bowl when finished.
Squish into 6 balls.

Bake at 325F about 12 minutes, or until golden.

OR grill on your Forman grill between tin foil sheets until browned.  This will be a different kind of cookie, more like…