Diabetes Recipes

Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 36 Serving(s)


Amount Per Serving


Calories: 90


Total Fat: 5g


Saturated Fat: 3g


Cholesterol: 20mg


Sodium: 55mg


Total Carbohyrdates: 11g


Dietary Fiber: 0g


Sugars: 6g


Protein: 1g


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Make this for: Snack

Category: Desserts

This Recipe Makes: 36 Serving(s)

Summary

A very small quantity of ground cinnamon -- less than a half-teaspoon a day -- helped volunteers with type II diabetes mellitus reduce their levels of blood sugar -- and reduce several cardiovascular disease risk factors, as well.

What you'll need

  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup brown Sugar, firmly packed
  • 2/3 cup Splenda Granular
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 med eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Step 2
    Cream butter, brown sugar, Splenda Granular and vanilla together in a medium mixing bowl. Mix until well blended and creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Scrape sides of bowl. Add flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Step 3
    Mix until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Step 4
    Place level tablespoons of cookie dough on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Step 5
    Remove from oven and cool on a wire cooling rack.
  • Step 6
    Note: This recipe, when compared to a full sugar version, has a 20% reduction in calories, a 21% reduction in carbohydrates, and a 40% reduction in sugars!

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Starch: 1/2
  • Fat: 1