Four quick and easy cookie mixes to have on hand in case of a holiday baking emergency
It’s not that nutrition isn’t important—it’s very important. But at this time of year, we allow ourselves a little more room for life’s little luxuries, and that means an increase in cookie consumption. Not all of us have the time or culinary skills required to whip up baked goods from scratch, so CF baked four cookie mixes to suss out which will pass the holiday treat-table test. It was a very tough job, but we did it because we care.
Betty Crocker Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix — a
Nutrients per serving (41 g): 170 calories, 4 g* fat (2 g saturated, 0 g trans), 0 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 32 g carbs, 1 g fibre, 20 g sugars, 2 g protein. 6% iron. $2.79 *amount in dry mix
Baker says: “The dough was a bit too sticky for my liking, but was otherwise fine. And there were far more chocolate chips in this mix than in the others.”
Testers say: This was the overall winner, according to the testers. “Just like mom used to make.” “Thick and chocolatey, the way cookies should be!” “Would make a great partner for a glass of milk.”