Note: This recipe is especially for kids with diabetes, but
it can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet. Kids
with diabetes may need to pay extra attention to the amount of
carbohydrates they eat to maintain control of their blood sugar
You can include cookies in your child's diabetic meal plan -
just plan ahead and remember to offer them in moderation.
- 2/3 c. light margarine, softened
- 2/3 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
- 2/3 c. sucralose
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
- 1 1/2 c. all purpose flour
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 3/4 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/4 c. pecans, chopped
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (176 degrees
- Cream butter, brown sugar, sucralose, and vanilla extract
together in a mixing bowl.
- Add eggs to above mixture one at a time, mixing well after
- Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix well until
- Stir in chocolate chips and pecans.
- Place level tablespoon size of cookie dough on a greased
- Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit (176 degrees Celsius) for 10
to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
- Remove from oven and cool on wire cooling rack.
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
1 g protein
4 g fat
1 g sat. fat
11 g carbohydrate
0 g fiber
12 mg cholesterol
78 mg sodium
7 mg calcium
0.5 mg iron
2/3 carbohydrate exchanges
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient
Variations and suggestions:
Substitute another type of nut if you do not like pecans. Store
the leftovers in an airtight container. You can either freeze half
the batch or share them with your friends.
Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N, CNSD
Date reviewed: February 2004
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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