Applesauce oatmeal cookies (Diabetic)


1/4 cup shortening
4 ounces (1/2 cup) unsweetened applesauce
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Splenda, No Calorie Sweetener, granular
2 tablespoons (packed) light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Nonstick cooking spray


Preheat oven to 375�F. Combine shortening, applesauce, egg, and vanilla with mixer. Add flour, oats, 3/4 cup Splenda, brown sugar, soda, salt, and cinnamon, and mix until soft dough forms. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Drop heaping teaspoons of dough onto baking sheet. Pour remaining 2 tablespoons of Splenda onto a small saucer. Dip a slightly moistened, flat-bottom drinking glass into the Splenda, then gently press each dough ball to flatten slightly. Bake for approximately 10
minutes until cookie bottoms are light brown. Cool and store in a tightly sealed
Yield: 18 cookies

Helpful Hints:

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serving size: 2 cookies
Nutrition Facts
Per Serving:
Calories: 166
Carbohydrate: 24 g
Protein: 4 g
Fat: 6 g
Saturated fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 24 mg
Sodium: 245 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 carbohydrate, 1 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2

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