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)


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


  • 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