Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Low GI Cookies

This is a recipe for healthy and delicious oatmeal raisin cookies with lots of fibers and very low sugar. Great for people watching their A1C and stay on the low Glycemic Index (GI).
The energy you get will be burned from chewing them. 

7 tbsp soften butter
1 tbsp molasses
5/8 cup Splenda
1 egg
1/2 tsp Vanilla
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cup Quaker oats
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup dried fruits (chopped dates, apricots, etc)

  1. Cream butter & Splenda in mixing bowl
  2. Mix wet ingredients (molasses, egg, vanilla) into bowl
  3. Mix dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, cinnamon) into bowl
  4. Turn in oats, raisins & dried fruits into bowl
  5. Form dough in 1 tbsp measuring spoon
  6. Bake at 375° 10-12 min or until golden brown
  7. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet, remove to cooling plate, after cooling, place in plastic container to store.

Yields 28 cookies @ 3 gram carbs & 6 gram fiber per cookie
Originally posted on Facebook 6/19/10

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