• Cooking Time: 10
  • Servings: 48
  • Preparation Time: 30


A chocolatey, diabetic-friendly Christmas cookie.


  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Ideal (or Splenda, but I think Ideal is much better than Splenda for baking)
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed and at room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp Tahitian vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350. Whisk dry ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.
  • Cream brown sugar and butter on med-high until light and fluffy. Add in Splenda, one egg at a time until well combined, and add the vanilla. Switch mixer to off, add dry ingredients, and turn to low until mixed, scraping down the sides of the bowl.
  • Place powdered sugar in a bowl. Drop one tablespoon of dough into the bowl, turning to coat, and roll the ball around in your loosely cupped hand – this forms the dough into a ball without pressing the powdered sugar into the dough and allows the excess powdered sugar to fall back into the bowl.
  • Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet 1-inch apart. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool completely and store in an air-tight container.

Categories: Diabetic 

Author Credit: Big Book of Diabetic Desserts

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