Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Diabetic Friendly Recipe
Cinnamon tastes scrumptious with chocolate and these Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies are no exception! As you may have heard, cinnamon is thought to be beneficial to diabetics so incorporating it when you can is a good idea.
2/3 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2/3 cup Splenda Granular
2 teaspoons vanilla
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter, brown sugar, Splenda Granular and vanilla together in a medium mixing bowl. Mix until well blended and creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Scrape sides of bowl. Add flour, baking soda and salt. Mix until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
Place level tablespoons of cookie dough on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool on a wire cooling rack.
This recipe, when compared to a full sugar version, has a 20 percent reduction in calories, a 21 percent reduction in carbohydrates, and a 40 percent reduction in sugars!
Did You Know?
A very small quantity of ground cinnamon - less than a half-teaspoon a day - helped volunteers with type II diabetes mellitus reduce their levels of blood sugar - and reduce several cardiovascular disease risk factors, as well.
Recipe makes 36 cookies
Serving size: 1 cookie
Total Calories: 90; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 20mg; Sodium: 55mg; Carbohydrates: 11g; Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 6g; Protein: 1g; Calories from Fat: 45
Exchanges Per Serving: 1/2 starch, 1 fat