Diabetes Recipes

Shortbread Cookies

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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 24 Serving(s)


Amount Per Serving


Calories: 141


Total Fat: 6g


Cholesterol: 0mg


Sodium: 191mg


Total Carbohyrdates: 18g


Protein: 3g


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Make this for: Snack

This Recipe Makes: 24 Serving(s)

Summary

Tasty shortbread cookies made with reduced calorie margarine and sugar subsitute. Butter flavoring replaces real butter so they have that wonderful buttery taste shortbread is known for.

What you'll need

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. double-acting baking powder
  • 1/4 cup reduced calorie margarine
  • 2 tsp. butter flavoring
  • 6 tbsp. fructose, or sugar substitute

Instructions

  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 375-degrees. In a small bowl, combine flour and baking powder.
  • Step 2
    Add remaining ingredients and blend well with a fork to form a dough. Work dough into a ball with your hands. Divide into 24 pieces and roll each into a ball. Place on a nonstick cookie sheet. Flatten each cookie, using the bottom of a glass or use shortbread molds.
  • Step 3
    Bake for ten minutes until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to a rack to cool.

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Starch: 1
  • Fat: 1 1/2