If you are diabetic, most know that it is sometimes hard to find desserts that are flavorful and not packed with tons of sugar. I found this recipe on dlife.com (a website for diabetics) that looked yummy. I may have to try it out to see if they are as good as they sound.

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Source dLife
Rating (1) Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes Difficulty Easy
Yields 36 servings

Ultra rich chocolate cookies made with cocoa, espresso powder, and chocolate chips.

Ingredients

1/2 cup margarine, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp instant espresso powder
1 tsp water, hot
1 1/4 cup white all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
2/3 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted ( optional)

Nutrition Facts
Makes 36 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 86.3
Total Carbs 12.1g
Dietary Fiber 0.2g
Sugars 5.7g
Total Fat 3.8g
Saturated Fat 1.2g
Unsaturated Fat 2.6g
Potassium 0mg
Protein 1g
Sodium 43.4mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat, 1/2 Other Carbohydrate
See the Detailed Nutritional Analysis

Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as “optional” in the recipe.
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Directions

1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2 Use a large mixing bowl, and mix by hand the margarine, sugar, and brown sugar.
3 Add the egg and vanilla, combining until creamy.
4 Dissolve the espresso powder in the hot water, and add to the mixture.
5 Use a medium bowl, and mix the flour, baking soda, and cocoa. Add to the sugar mixture, mixing well.
6 Stir in the chocolate chips and pecans.
7 Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto a baking sheet coated with non-stick cooking spray.
8 Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
9 Don’t overcook, as they harden as they cool. Remove from the baking sheet, and cool on wax paper or a wire rack.

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