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Shortbread Cookies

Diabetic Recipe

Tasty shortbread cookies made with reduced calorie margarine and sugar subsitute. Butter flavoring replaces real butter so they have that wonderful buttery taste shortbread is known for.

Shortbread Cookies

Recipe Ingredients

3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon double-acting baking powder
1/4 cup reduced calorie margarine
2 teaspoons butter flavoring
6 tablespoons fructose, or sugar substitute

Recipe Directions

Preheat oven to 375-degrees. In a small bowl, combine flour and baking powder.

Add remaining ingredients and blend well with a fork to form a dough. Work dough into a ball with your hands. Divide into 24 pieces and roll each into a ball.

Place on a nonstick cookie sheet. Flatten each cookie, using the bottom of a glass.

Bake for ten minutes until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to a rack to cool.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 24 servings
Serving Size: 1 shortbread
Calories: 141; Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 0g; Carbohydrates: 18g; Protein: 3g; Sodium: 191mg
Exchange:  1 bread, 1-1/2 fat; **Add 24 calories if sugar or fructose is used as sweetener.