Diabetic Recipe: Orange Cookies

Diabetic Recipe: Orange Cookies

1 medium orange
1/2 cup shortening
2 Tbsp granulated sugar replacement or granulated fructose
1 egg
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup buttermilk

Juice and grate the rind of the orange; remove seeds from the juice. Cream together shortening and sugar replacement. Add egg, orange juice and grated orange rind, beating until light and fluffy. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in sifter, and add alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture. Stir to blend. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets, 2 to 3 in. (5 to 7 cm) apart. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 C) for 10 to 12 minutes.

Exchange 1 cookie with sugar replacement: 1/3 fruit
1/3 fat Calories 1 cookie with sugar replacement: 27

Exchange 1 cookie with fructose: 1/3 fruit
1/3 fat Calories 1 cookie with fructose: 30

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