Crispy Corn Snacks
Low Calorie Recipe
Great for a snack attack, these crispy corn treats are made with cornmeal. Makes a large batch of 20 servings at only 57 calories per serving.
1/4 cup plus 1-tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1/2 cup white cornmeal
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoon sugar
1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup skim milk
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. Brush with melted butter, reserving extra butter.
Sift cornmeal and next 4 ingredients together in a bowl.
Beat egg and milk in another bowl. Stir into dry ingredients until batter is smooth.
Stir in 2-1/2-tablespoons of reserved melted butter, reserving the rest of the butter. Drop batter by tablespoons onto prepared parchment paper about 5 inches apart. Using the back of a spoon, spread batter into 4 inch discs, making sure a 1 inch margin remains between them.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes, until browned. Brush with remaining butter and cool on wire rack.
Recipe makes 20 servings
Calories: 57; Fat: 3.5g; Calories from Fat: 54 percent; Cholesterol: 18mg; Protein: 1.2g; Carbohydrates: 5.5g; Fiber: 0.3g; Sugar: 0.8g; Sodium: 38mg
Dietary Exchanges: Milk: Bread: 0.3, Fat: 0.6