Devil's Food Cookies

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“Looking for a lighter alternative to satisfy my craving for something chocolate, I stubbled across the web site These fit the bill and the results were scrumptious. I lightened the orginal recipe by substituting much of the sugar with Splenda.”

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  1. Preheat oven to 350*F.
  2. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper or coat with nonstick spray.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, prune puree, yogurt, oil and egg whites.
  4. In another medium bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, salt, baking soda and instant coffee.
  5. Using a wooden spoon, stir the dry ingredients into the web, mixing just until blended.
  6. Drop the dough by heaping tablespoonfuls onto a prepared baking sheet, spacing cookies about 1 1/2 inches apart and creating 24 cookies.
  7. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes, or until the tops spring back when touched lightly.
  8. Do not overbake!
  9. Transfer cookies to wire racks and cool.

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