Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Recipe

Makes 3 dozen cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Margarine(2 sticks)
  • 1 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Peppermint, flavoring
  • 1/2 cup Egg, whites at room temperature
  • 3 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

Preparation:

  1. Cream margarine and sugar together at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  2. Add flavorings and egg whites, and mix at medium speed for 1 minute, scraping down bowl before and after adding flavorings and egg whites.
  3. Stir flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt together to blend well; add to creamy mixture.
  4. Mix at medium speed to blend well.
  5. Cover and refrigerate from 3 hours to overnight.
  6. Return dough to room temperature. Roll our on a lightly floured board to 1/4 thick. Cut with a 2 1/2 round cutter or an equivalent cutter.
  7. Place on cookie sheets that have been sprayed with pan spray or lined with aluminum foil. Bake at 350 for 10 to 12 minutes, or until cookies are almost firm.
  8. Remove cookies to a wire rack and cool to room temperature.

NOTE: Cookies will be soft if kept in an airtight container. If you want them crisp, freeze them or keep them in a container that is not airtight.

Food exchanges per servings: 1 STARCH/BREAD EXCHANGE + 1 FAT EXCHANGE; Calories: 115, FAT: 5g, CHO: 16g, Na: 98mg, PRO: 2g, Cholesterol: 0

Source: Desserts for Diabetics by Mabel Cavaiani, R. D.

This recipe comes from our diabetic Cookie recipes collection. It is unfeasible for us to validate every single one of the diabetic Cookie recipes to make sure that they are all totally adapted for diabetes sufferers. Our site has thousands of unique recipes in the collection, and to cook them all at the rate of one per day would take almost 6 years. We strongly advise you to read the recipe ingredients with due care to verify that all the recipes are compliant with the dietary guidelines your nutritionalist has given you. In the event that you think that this Bean Biscuits recipe is not safe for sufferers of diabetes, then please inform us & we will change or remove the recipe concerned from the diabetes friendly recipe collection.

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