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Diabetic Orange Cookies Recipe

Diabetic Orange Cookies Recipe

These good-for-you cookies have a wonderful citrus flavor and just the right amount of natural sweetness. You'll find they appeal to everyone—even to folks who aren't on restricted diets.—Ginette Martino, Deltona, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil spread
  • 1/3 cup chopped raisins
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

Directions

  • 1. In a medium cowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cut in vegetable oil spread until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in raisins. Add egg substitute and orange juice; mix well.
  • 2. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Flatten with a fork dipped in flour. Bake at 375° for 13-15 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2 cookies) equals 102 calories, 4 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 137 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.