diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Easy Diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

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Who doesn’t love a cookie, right out of the oven]n with a cold glass of milk? In my house, freshly baked cookies don’t last long. This sugar-free diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookie recipe is a must-have for a diabetic cookie lover. You can find most of the ingredients in your diabetic-friendly pantry.

In this diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip recipe, we use sugar-free chocolate chips. We love these, and use them in a lot of our chocolate dessert recipes. They are perfect for melting and making sugar-free chocolate bombs or added to our delicious Sugar-Free Chocolate Cheesecake.

diabetic oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe

In this post, I will provide a list of kitchen supplies needed to make this recipe, a shopping list, he printable (and pin-able) recipe for the Diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip recipe, and nutritional value per serving.

Kitchen Tools that are needed to make this Diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Grocery/Shopping list for Diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe

Diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe – The Ingredients

Almond FlourAlmond flour is just ground almonds. using almond flour helps to significantly reduce carbs. Look for a very fine grind. You want the almond flour to be as powdery as possible.

Sugar-Free Chocolate Chips– Use Sugar-Free chocolate chips that are made with stevia or other calorie and carb-free sweetener. Sugar-Free Chocolate Chips are available in different flavours. Choose what you like. Remember, dark sugar-free chocolate chips will not be as sweet. A typical non-diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate chip cookie traditionally uses semi-sweet or milk chocolate. Choose the flavour that suits you, but keep them sugar-free.

Splenda Granulated Sweetener – The sweetener that you use needs to be zero calories and zero carbs. If you have a sweetener that you prefer over Splenda, feel free to substitute. I often use a Splenda Stevia Blend or Splenda brand. Keep in mind that some sweeteners contain sugar alcohols and are used in many sugar-free recipes. Sugar alcohols affect my blood sugar in a negative way. That is not everyone’s experience, but it is important to be aware of the different sweeteners.

Brown Sweetener – I always use Sugar-Twin brown, but that is not available everywhere. there are brown sugar blends, that are available in store. Brown sugar blends contain carbs. they are not zero carbs. Some brown sugar blend sweeteners contain the same amount of carbs are plain brown sugar. Read the label when choosing your brown sweetener and make sure you account for increased carbs in your nutritional info per serving.

Butter – I always use salted butter in my cookies (many people disagree). If you are using unsalted butter, make sure that you add an extra pinch of salt to make up for the loss of salt.

Rolled oats -I like large oat flakes, but whatever your preference works in this recipe. I find that larger flakes result in a chewier cookie.

Molasses Dark molasses are best for this recipe. This will also help with making up for the lack of real brown sugar in this diabetic Oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe. Real brown sugar contains molasses, which is why you see it added to this recipe.

Vanilla Extract – The purpose of adding vanilla extract to baked good recipes and frosting is that it acts as a flavour enhancer. If you don’t have it, you can leave it out, but I recommend adding it. When you are baking diabetic-friendly recipes, adding anything that helps to boost the end result is worth adding.

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The Diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe recipe

Diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe

Low Carb sugar-free version of the traditional Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe.
Cook Time 12 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup Almond Flour
  • 3/4 cup All-Purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup Splenda
  • 1/4 cup Sugar-Twin Brown – or brown sugar replacement
  • 3/4 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 1 tsp molasses
  • 1 egg (room temperature)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar-free chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a mixing bowl, cream the butter.
  • Add the egg, vanilla extract, molasses and sweeteners and mix thoroughly.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together the almond flour, baking powder and all-purpose flour.
  • Add the dry ingredients and oatmeal flakes, a couple of spoonfuls at a time, mixing in between additions.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips using a spoon.
  • Drop by scoops onto baking stone about 1.5 – 2 inches apart.
  • Lightly press down the cookie.
  • Bake for approximately 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned.
  • Once baked, let cool on a wire cooling rack.
diabetic oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe

The reason I use a baking stone for baking cookies.

Ever experience the frustration of making a great cookie recipe, only to have them burn. All that work and product wasted!. Ever since I switched to using a stone for baling cookies, I have not had another burnt cookie. I’m a huge fan of these. Using a baking stone, will make your diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe a success. When I got my first baking stone, I thought the sales pitch was just a gimmick, but it was actually true. Who knew?

My baking stone has been a part of my kitchen for 15 years. Over time baking stones become discoloured and feel a little oily. I have one that is dedicated to baking cookies only. The stone absorbs oils from the cookies into the stone, causing the discolouring.

When you use a baking stone, the first bake may take a couple of minutes longer than the subsequent bakes. Once the stone is warm the cooking time is reduced.

Let your stone cool entirely before washing, to avoid cracking.

How to easily get evenly sized cookies.

This diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe makes 24 cookies. It is important to get evenly sized cookies so that we can rely on the information listed in the nutritional values. Using a cookie scoop promotes getting more uniformly sized cookies.

Diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe – Nutritional Information

Each Cookie contains:

  • Calories – 128
  • Carbohydrates – 11.5 grams
  • Fibre – 3.5 grams
  • net carbs – 8 grams
  • Protein – 3 grams
  • Sugars – 0 grams
  • Total fat – 9 grams
  • Saturated fat – 4 grams
  • trans fat- 0.2 grams
Diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I hope you enjoy this fantastic Diabetic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. It is definitely one of our favourites.

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