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Cinnamon Cookies

Diabetic Recipe

A short list of six common ingredients make up these sweet cinnamon cookies for your next batch of treats.

Cinnamon Cookies

Recipe Ingredients

2 eggs
2 tablespoons water
5 teaspoons granulated sugar replacement
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1-1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions

Beat eggs and water until light and fluffy. Beat in sugar replacement and cinnamon.

Combine flour, baking soda and salt in sifter; sift half of the dry ingredients over egg mixture. Fold to completely blend.

Repeat with remaining dry ingredients.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets, two to three inches apart. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Yield: 20 cookies.

Did You Know?

Cinnamon is now hailed for its power to improve insulin sensitivity and reduce blood glucose levels. It's also been shown to lower cholesterol and triglyceride blood levels. Even small amounts of cinnamon may be effective. One study showed that the equivalent of just one-half teaspoon of cinnamon powder twice daily before meals lowered fasting glucose in people with diabetes.

Nutrition Information

Calories per cookie: 41
Diabetic Exchange per cookie:  1/2 bread