Food Comparison

August 1996 Issue

EN's Cookie Jar-Full of Reduced-Fat Options Amid Favorites

Figs might not be America's first choice in sweet treats, but wrapping them in cookie dough makes a winning recipe, as Nabisco discovered more than one hundred years ago. And a healthful one, too. A Fig Newton is a good source of fiber, iron and potassium. Few cookies offer much nutrition, though seemingly every cookie company has unveiled a line of reduced-fat cookies. Even old favorites, like Chips Ahoy! and Oreos, offer slim

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