"sugar" cookies (diabetic friendly)

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Paulette Clark
from Phillipsburg, NJ

We have several diabetics in my family as well as some friends. This makes them very happy at the holidays to be able to eat 'sugar' cookies with everyone else. I also use lemon extract to make a bit of variety with a lemon icing (also sugar substitute used)

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves about 3 doz
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For "sugar" cookies (diabetic friendly)

  • 1 c
    butter
  • 3/4 c
    splenda/truvia/ or other artificial sweetner
  • 1/4 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 lg
    egg
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla or almond extract
  • splenda for sprinkling

How To Make "sugar" cookies (diabetic friendly)

  • 1
    Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until creamy.
  • 2
    Add egg, stir in flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  • 3
    Form dough into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap and flatten.
  • 4
    Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • 5
    Preheat oven to 350F.
  • 6
    Roll out dough, half at a time to ¼ inch thickness on lightly floured surface.
  • 7
    Cut into shapes. Decorate, place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 8
    Bake 7-9 minutes until slightly brown.
  • 9
    Making powdered sugar out of Splenda 1 cup granulated Splenda 1 tsp cornstarch Process: Place the Splenda and the cornstarch in a mixer or food processor. Blend on high speed for approximately 1 minute, until the texture is similar to powdered sugar. You may need to scrape down the mixer or processor bowl several times in the process. Sugar can be stored in an airtight container for up to a month.

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