A Healthy Recipe for Diabetic Chocolate Chip Cookies

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A family member has recently been diagnosed with diabetes, is there a special chocolate chip cookie recipe I could make for them?

A Healthy Recipe for Diabetic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Many people diagnosed with diabetes think that they are no longer allowed to enjoy the “sweet life.” However, with a little bit of research it is easy to locate recipes that enable diabetics to enjoy all the different flavors of the life they once knew.

Prior to mixing any of the ingredients, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Before you begin to bake, gather all of your baking supplies and make sure that you have all the ingredients that the recipe requires. Taking the time to organize your work area and the ingredients will help to create a pleasant baking experience.

The recipe for diabetic sugar cookies is a very basic and easy to follow. The ingredients are:

½ cup butter

¼ cup brown sugar substitute

1 egg or egg substitute

1 ½ cups whole-wheat flour

½ cup oatmeal

½ teaspoon salt (optional)

1-teaspoon baking powder

½ cup skim milk

½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Cream the brown sugar substitute with the butter, add egg and vanilla, cream until light. Once done, add the milk and the dry ingredients alternately. When done, stir in chocolate chips. Drop by teaspoon onto a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper or slightly greased. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until brown and crispy.

This is a tasty recipe that will allow diabetics to enjoy cookies without risk to their health.



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