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What is an oatmeal cookie recipe for people with diabetes?

Sometimes, nothing will satisfy but an oatmeal cookie. This clever recipe trims the carbs and sugar from that classic treat, while upping the flavor with spices like cardamom. The result is a cookie that's worry-free for people with diabetes, but delicious.  

Oatmeal Bar Cookies
    
Ingredients

cooking spray
1/2 cup SPLENDA Brown Sugar Blend
1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats
1 tsp cardamom, ground
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp mace, ground
3 tbsp unsalted butter, diced, chilled
1 oz semi sweet chocolate chips, melted for garnish (optional)
1 cup whole wheat flour, sifted

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Coat 13"x9"x2" baking dish with cooking spray.
3. In food processor, combine flour, SPLENDA, oats, cardamon, cream of tartar, baking soda, and mace. Pulse to mix and chop oats.
4. Add butter and process until mixture is crumbly.
5. Sprinkle evenly into baking dish. Using back of spatula, press dough evenly and firmly into dish.
6. Bake until golden, 17 to 20 minutes. To garnish, drizzle melted chocolate over cookies.
7. Cut into squares while hot. Place pan on cooling rack. Allow to cool completely.
 
Makes 26 servings
Note: Optional items are not included in nutritional facts.

Calories 48.1
Total Carbs 8.1 g
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
Sugars 3.7 g
Total Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.7 g
Potassium 34.1 mg
Protein 0.8 g
Sodium 12.6 mg

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