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Diabetic Orange Cookies

 Diabetic Orange Cookies
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
15 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached 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

  • 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.
  • 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.
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.