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Raspberry Sparkle Drop Cookies Recipe

Raspberry Sparkle Drop Cookies Recipe

Betty Binder of Williamstown, Michigan uses Splenda and sugar-free gelatin to give these guilt-free cookies their sweetness. You can alter the gelatin flavor and color to your liking.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar blend
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sugar-free raspberry gelatin

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the shortening, butter and sugar until well blended. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, and baking soda; gradually add to butter mixture and mix well.
  • 2. Shape into 1-in. balls; dip tops in gelatin. Place 2 in. apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool for 1 minute before removing from pans to wire racks. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda sugar blend.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 92 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 56 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.