Cookie Making Day Recipes
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Aunt Patty and Aunt Karen's collection of low carb / low sugar cookie recipes
Curated by Karen Coy
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Our Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

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Celebrate the season with a batch of classic Christmas cookies. From gingerbread to sugar cookies, we've reduced the carbs, calories, and sugar -- but kept the flavor -- in your favorite holiday cookie recipes.
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From “The Joy of  Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking” by Peter Reinhart & Denene Wallace

 

THUMBPRINT JAM COOKIES

2 1/2 cups almond flour

1 cup coconut flour

1 1/2 cups Splenda or stevia extract in the raw, or 3/4 cups new roots stevia sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2  teaspoon salt

3 eggs

1/2 cup salted butter or margarine – melted

4 teaspoons vanilla extract

Sugar-free jelly or jam

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Lightly mist baking sheets with spray oil

In medium bowl combine almond flour, coconut flour, sweetener, baking powder and salt; whisk until well mixed.

In a large bowl whisk the eggs, butter and vanilla together.

Add flour mixture and stir with a large spoon for 1 to 2 minutes to make a stiff, playdough like dough.

The form cookies, scoop out 1 heaping tablespoon of dough and using oiled hands roll it into a ball then press it gently between your palms to slightly flatten it.

Place cookies on pan, spacing 3 inched apart.  Press your thumb into the center of each cookie to make an indentation.  Spoon ½ teaspoon into each indentation.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until golden brown

Immediately transfer the cookies to a wire rack and let cool for at least 15 minutes.

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Pumpkin Polka Dot Cookies Recipe - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine - Diabetic Recipes

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10 Diabetes-Friendly Cookie Recipes - Prevention.com

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Indulge your sweet tooth with these 10 diabetes-friendly cookie recipes
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Gingerbread Cookies: Diabetes Forecast

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Diabetes Forecast® is The Healthy Living Magazine, created for you by the American Diabetes Association®.
Karen Coy's insight:

From “The Joy of  Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking” by Peter Reinhart & Denene Wallace

 

LEMON DROPS

3 cups almond flour

1 1/2 cups Splenda or stevia extract in the raw or 3/4 cup new roots stevia sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 ; easpoon salt

3 eggs

1/4 cup salted butter or margarine – melted

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

1 1/2 teaspoons lemon extract

1/2 teaspoon liquid stevia

 

Glaze or Frosting:

2/3 cup stevia extract in the raw, or splenda or 1/3 cup new roots stevia sugar

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Combine and whisk well

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees  Mist baking sheets with spray oil

In medium bowl combine almond flour, splenda, baking powder, salt and whisk until well mixed. 

In a large bowl whisk eggs, butter, lemon juice, lemon extract and liquid stevia together until thoroughly blended.  Add the flour mixture and stir with a large spoon for 1 to 2 minutes to make a very thick, sticky batter. Scrape down the sides or the bowl and stir for 30 seconds.

 

Using about 1 heaping tablespoon of dough per cookie, roll the dough into balls in your lightly oiled hands.  Place on baking sheets about 3 inches apart.  Bake for 8 minutes, then rotate the pan and bake for another 6-8 minutes.

Let the cookies cool on the pan for 3 minutes, brush the tops of the cookies with glaze.

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Cranberry Walnut Cookies

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With their festive red cranberries, these drop cookies make a nice Christmas cookie, but they are a great healthy cookie any time. Sugar-free, low-carb, and gluten-free.
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Sweet Treat: Reduced-Carb Cheesecake Bars : Diabetic Gourmet Magazine

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Low-Carb Chocolate Desserts

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When you want something rich and decadent without blowing your carb budget, look no farther than our best low-carb chocolate dessert recipes. Most of these treats can be whipped up in no time (or with few ingredients) to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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Cooking With MizRachelB - Low Carb Almond Sugar Cookies!

Gotta give big ups to Mamaclok (cue angels singing!) for this awesome recipe! These cookies are so easy to make! I halved her recipe (so I wouldn't have thre...
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Here a version from The Low-Carb Cookbook by Fran McCullough

It makes 20 bite size cookies. They are a bit crumbly but yummy.

 

1 stick unsalted butter at room temperature

1 large egg yolk

1 cup Equal Spoonful

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

2 cups almond flour

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

 

With mixer cream butter.

Blend in egg yolk, sweetener, and extracts.

In a separate bowl break up almond flour with your hands. Mix it with remaining dry ingredients.

Add dry mixture to butter mixture and stir until blended.

Cover and refrigerate dough for one hour.

 

Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls and place on cookie sheet.

Refrigerate cookie sheet with dough balls about 15 min.

Bake at 350 for 20 minutes

Cool on sheets for a minute or so and then transfer to rack to finish cooling

 

 

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