Recipe type: Christmas Cookies
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Serves: 30 cookies
  • ¾ cup softened butter (or margarine if preferred)
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • ½ cup crushed walnuts
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  1. Cream butter and sugar together with an electric mixer. Add brown and white sugar, egg, almond and vanilla extract and mix together until well combined. Fold in crushed walnuts and set aside. Combine all of the dry ingredients well with a fork. Fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients. Roll into small balls and dip half of the cookie mixture into water and then roll in granulated sugar. You may use white sugar or colored green or red sugar. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F. for 10-12 minutes. Cool off and serve or store in an airtight container or cookie jar.
Count as one carbohydrate choice or 1 starch and 1 fat choice.

Nutrition information was calculated using Spark Recipes Recipe Calculator.

Gluten free diets may use the gluten free flour such as Bob's Red Mill All Purpose Baking Flour.

This information is not intended to provide medical advice. Please contact your personal physician, certified diabetes educator or registered dietitian for further advice concerning adjustment into your meal plan.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: cookie Calories: 107 Fat: 6.5 grams Saturated fat: 3.1 grams Unsaturated fat: 3.4 grams Trans fat: 0 grams Carbohydrates: 12 grams Sodium: 46 mg Fiber: 0.4 grams Protein: 1.5 grams Cholesterol: 18 mg
Recipe by Honeydews Kitchen at