Back to Readers' Favorite Recipes Cream Cheese Cookies


1/4 cup (60 mL) vegetable shortening
1/4 cup (60 mL) cream cheese (softened)
2 teaspoon (10 mL) granulated fructose
1 teaspoon (5 mL) granulated sugar replacement
1 egg
1 Tablespoon (15 mL) water
1 cup (250 mL) flour
1/2 teaspoon (2 mL) baking powder
dash salt


Cream together shortening, cream cheese, fructose and sugar replacement. Add egg and water, beating well. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt, and add to creamed mixture. Mix until thoroughly blended. Shape into a roll, 1 1/2 in. (3.75 cm) in diameter. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Cut into thin slices and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 C) for 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 2 cookies
Yield: 30 cookies
Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat
Nutrition: 74 calories

Recipe from KYoung's Recipes for Diabetics.

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