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Lemon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Lemon rind and lemon flavoring give these tender Lemon Oatmeal Cookies a nice citrus flavor. Crispy rice cereal lends a nice crunch.

Lemon Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe Ingredients

2/3 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup egg whites
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons grated fresh, or finely chopped, dried lemon rind
1 teaspoon lemon flavoring
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1-1/2 cup crispy rice cereal

Recipe Directions

Place oil and brown sugar in a mixer bowl in a mixer bowl and mix at medium speed until creamy. Add egg whites, lemon juice, rind and flavoring, and mix at medium speed until well blended.

Stir flour, oatmeal, baking powder, and baking soda together to blend well; add to creamy mixture while beating at medium speed. Stir in cereal. Drop by the tablespoonful onto cookie sheets left ungreased, or lined with aluminum foil.

Bake at 350-degrees for eight to ten minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned. Remove cookies to a wire rack and cool.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 87; Protein: 1g; Fat: >4g; Carbohydrates: 11g;
Exchanges:  2/3 Bread, 1 Fat

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