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Jennifer's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Updated: Dec 17, 2020

For those craving cookies, Jennifer's low-iodine alternative is a must-try. (Contributed by Jennifer P.)

Jennifer's chocolate chip cookies are an excellent addition to your holiday cookie-baking routine. This recipe has also been featured in ThyCa's Low-Iodine Cookbook.


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/4 cup margarine, softened

  • 1/4 teaspoon non-iodized salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

  • 1 egg white


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F

  2. Mix sugars, margarine, vanilla, and egg white in large bowl

  3. Stir in flour, baking soda, and non-iodized salt

  4. Stir in chocolate chips

  5. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet

  6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown

  7. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet

  8. Cool on wire rack


We hope you enjoy! Please "like" this recipe below and let us know how yours turned out. Share photos and videos of your culinary creations with the thyroid cancer community by including the hashtag #TruthAboutTC on your social media posts!

Talk to your doctor before making any dietary or lifestyle changes and if these recipes are healthy choices for you.

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Cathy Sherman Benjamin
Cathy Sherman Benjamin

Is there a certain brand chocolate chips that you use in this recipe?


Great question, Cathy! You can use whichever brand of dairy-free semi-sweet chocolate chips you prefer or have on hand.

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