Henry Ford Chocolate Chip Soynut Cookies

Karry Hosford
  • Yield: 4

Henry Ford, born in 1863 on a farm near Dearborn, Mich., was one of America's foremost soybean and soyfood pioneers. From the late 1920s until many years after his death in 1947, Ford's name was closely linked with soybeans, for he developed a host of new ways to use the crop industrially and was one of the most creative of the original soyfoods pioneers.


3cups light brown sugar
2cups butter, softened
4 eggs
3cups all-purpose flour
1cup soy flour
1teaspoon salt
2teaspoons baking soda
2tablespoons plain soymilk
2teaspoons vanilla
2cups roasted unsalted soynuts, crushed
1 (24-ounce) bag semi-sweet chocolate morsels (4 cups)


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream brown sugar and butter with electric mixer for 2 minutes.  Add eggs one at a time and beat until light and fluffy.
  3. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients and add to sugar mixture.  Beat in soy milk and vanilla.  Stir in soynuts and chocolate chips.  Drop cookie batter onto baking sheets with a tablespoon.  Bake 8 to 10 minutes.

Recipe courtesy of The Soyfoods Council

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 281
  • Fat 14g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 1.7g
  • Cholesterol 38mg
  • Sodium 220mg
  • Carbohydrate 32g
  • Fiber 3.4g
  • Protein 8g