Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Almond Sugar Cookies

Servings: 32
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total: 30 minutes


  • 5 tablespoons margarine
  • 1 ½ tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon egg white
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch cream of tartar
  • 32 almond slices


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream margarine and sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Stir in egg white and almond extract.
  3. Gradually add flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar; mix well.
  4. Form into 1/2-inch balls. Place on a non-stick cookie sheet at least 2 inches apart.
  5. Dip a glass into flour and press down on each ball to flatten cookie. Top each cookie with an almond slice.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned. Cool on pan for 3 minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely

Nutrition Information

Per 2-cookie serving:90 calories (40% calories from fat), 2 g protein, 4 g total fat, 10 g carbohydrate, trace dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 49 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:1 carbohydrate (bread/starch), 1 fat


very dry, Will probably not make it again
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