Q&A: Low Fat/Light cookie recipes?

Question by saratgoo: Low Fat/Light cookie recipes?
Anyone have any low fat/light recipes for cookies? Also, does anyone know if substituting applesauce for oil (as done in cake mixes) will work for cookies?
Any thoughts on Splenda bake?

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Answer by Artist’s Girl
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  1. dulcrayon says:

    when my wife was diagnosed as “border line diabetic” I got a diabetic cookbook and it had some really good (for dietetic) recipes for cookies etc.
    as for splenda-my experience is that the cookies don’t seem to hold together very well-if you use a 50/50 blend of sugar and splenda it works better, BUT it take some experimentation to get the sweetness right-until you get it right the cookies will taste either not sweet enough or too sweet (mine were not sweet enough) I made a cheese cake with cottage cheese that wasn’t to bad.the good news–think of ass the mistakes you get to eat along the way.he he
    I don’t know what you will find (I’ve not tried low fat/light), but you might try http://www.recipelink.com/copycat

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