Sunday, October 9, 2011
This recipe may seem strange to some of you but when you think about it , it is just what diabetics and people who are trying to lose weight need: high protein, less fat and less carbohydrates.I like it because I can eat more than one and still not reach my 15g carb snack limit.
1 cup butter
1 cup Splenda
1+1/2 cup Vanilla flavor whey protein powder
1/2 tsp salt
1+1/2 chopped pecans*
Preheat oven to 325ºF
Beat butter and Splenda together until smooth and creamy
Beat in egg, mixing well
Beat in protein powder, pecans and salt
Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray
Form dough into marble size balls, place on cookie sheet and flatten slightly
Bake for 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown on top.
*You can use different nuts with this cookie, so try more than one to see which you and your family like the best.
Makes 4+1/2 doz.
2g carbs per cookie