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Sugar-Free Maple Cookies Recipe

Notes Brenda Wile of Winesburg, Ohio, "Mom made batch after batch of cookies until she came up with this recipe to satisfy my diabetic brother's sweet tooth. We all like these soft cookies."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:42 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded peeled tart apple
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Artificial brown sugar sweetener equivalent to 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine margarine, sour cream, apple, eggs, maple flavoring and vanilla. Combine flour, sweetener, baking soda and baking powder; add to apple mixture and mix well.
  • 2. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 9-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container. Yield: 42 cookies.

Nutritional Facts

One cookie equals 44 calories, 2 g fat (0 saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 51 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.