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ALMOND OAT THINS

Nutrition:
Servings: 36 cookies
Serving Size: 1 cookie

Calories: 30 calories, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 19 mg, Fiber: 1 mg

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup blanched slivered almonds

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon quick oats, divided

  • 1/4 cup flour

  • 3 tablespoons soft baking butter with canola oil

  • 2 egg whites

  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup

  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with nonstick silicone baking mats or parchment paper.

2. Place almonds and sugar in bowl of food processor. Process using 3-second pulses until mixture is mealy. Add 1/4 cup oats and process using 3-second pulses until finely ground. Add flour and pulse 2 to 3 times. Do not overmix.

3. In a large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add egg whites, corn syrup and almond and vanilla extracts; beat on medium speed 1 minute.

4. Add dry mixture and remaining 1 tablespoon oats to wet ingredients and beat on low speed to mix batter, scraping sides of bowl.

5. Drop batter by level teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto prepared baking sheets (9 cookies per baking sheet). Using back of wet spoon, spread batter into thin, 21/2-inch rounds.

6. Bake 8 minutes or until golden. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool completely.

Original Recipe: Diabetes Self-Management