Sliced Cookies Cream Cheese Cookies (Diabetic)

Lisa UK 11-06-99 2:03 AM pt (US)

KYoung's Recipes for Diabetics : COLLECTION
Source: Diabetic Candy, Cookie & Dessert Cookbook by Mary Jane Finsand


Cream Cheese Cookies
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(Yield: 30 cookies)


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1/4 cup (60 mL) vegetable shortening
1/4 cup (60 mL) cream cheese (softened)
2 tsp (10 mL) granulated fructose
1 tsp (5 mL) granulated sugar replacement
1 egg
1 tblsp (15 mL) water
1 cup (250 mL) flour
1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking powder
dash salt

Instructions:
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Preheat oven to 350 F.

Cream together shortening, cream cheese, fructose and sugar replacement.

Add egg and water, beating well.

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt, and add to creamed mixture. Mix until thoroughly blended.
Shape into a roll, 1 1/2 in. (3.75 cm) in diameter.

Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.

Cut into thin slices and place on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 350 degrees F (175 C) for 8 to 10 minutes.

Exchange 2 cookies: 1/2 fruit
1/2 fat
Calories 2 cookies: 74



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