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German Loaf Cookies
Source: The Joslin Diabetes Gourmet Cookbook

German Loaf Cookies are a great and tasty treat.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 15 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 278.5
Total Carbs 12.7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Sugars 2.2 g
Total Fat 24.8 g
Saturated Fat 4.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 7.5 g
Potassium 125.5 mg
Protein 2.4 g
Sodium 300.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
5 Fat , 1/2 Other Carbs , 1 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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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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2 1/2 tbsp  fructose sweetener
0 1/2 cup  liquid egg substitute
4 each  reduced fat margarine (80%)
1 each  fresh lemon juice, per fruit
0.125 tsp  almond extract
1 1/2 cup  white all purpose flour
2 3/4 tsp  low sodium baking powder
0 1/2 tbsp  unsweetened cocoa powder
0 1/2 tsp  ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine fructose and egg substitute; beat until light and fluffy.
  3. Add margarine, lemon juice, lemon zest, almond extract, flour, and baking powder. Mix well.
  4. Place three-quarters of the dough mixture on a floured board. Form a rectangle about 3/4 inch (2cm) thick.
  5. Add cocoa and cinnamon to remaining dough. Roll flat, then spread over rectangle. Fold both sides of dough into the middle to make a long, flattened log.
  6. Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes, until lightly browned.
  7. Remove from oven and slice with a very sharp knife into 1/2-inch slices.
  8. Preheat broiler. Place slices on an ungreased baking sheet and broil for a few moments on each side (be careful; these burn easily). Cool on a wire rack.

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