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Old 12-16-2008, 10:52 AM   #1
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Best LC Christmas Cookie Recipes

Please post yours...........I'm really jonesing for some sugar cookie cutouts, or some spritz or snickerdoodles..........I don't wanna be deprived this Christmas if I don't have to be.

Post whatever LC Christmas cookie or bar, or treat that you love - thanks!

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Old 12-16-2008, 10:58 AM   #2
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Lauren's latest creation! Her chewy honey nut cookie I added a splurge of dried cranberries and white chocolate chips :blush: Only a few tbsp of each.
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Old 12-16-2008, 03:06 PM   #3
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Hi Snow, thanks.........Yes, those sure sound good.

Keep 'em coming people. Mama needs some trees and bells!

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Old 12-16-2008, 03:09 PM   #4
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There are lots of cookie links for ya..gal..I'll see if I can find them for ya.

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...ie-recipe.html

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...mmmm-good.html

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...ie-thread.html

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I am not sure who to give credit to but this is a god one, easy too.

Low-Carb Snickerdoodles

Makes about 26

1/2 cup butter, softened
1-1/2 cups ground almonds
1 cup granulated Splenda
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
2 tablespoons granulated Splenda
1 teaspoon cinnamon


In a medium bowl, beat butter until creamy. Add half the ground almonds, 1 cup Splenda, egg, vanilla, baking soda and cream of tartar. Beat until well combined. Beat in remaining ground almonds. Cover and chill in bowl for 1 hour. Pre-heat oven to 350 F. In a small bowl, combine the 2 tablespoons Splenda and the cinnamon; mix well. Roll chilled dough into 1-inch balls. Gently roll each ball in the cinnamon-Splenda mixture to coat and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes until lightly browned at the edges. Carefully remove from pan to cooling rack to cool completely.

Note: 1.5 net carbs per cookie
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Old 12-16-2008, 08:35 PM   #6
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Oh My...........Carolyn I LOVE you!!!!!!!!!!!!

and mom2- thank you - I love snickerdoodles!!!

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Old 12-17-2008, 04:49 AM   #7
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For the snickerdoodles can you use a Splenda Quik pack for it?
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Old 12-17-2008, 06:38 AM   #8
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Great idea,thanks. Just marking my spot. Don't forget Tooter's mini pecan tarts.
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Old 12-17-2008, 07:13 AM   #9
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For the snickerdoodles can you use a Splenda Quik pack for it?
I have no idea..I am not a leader but a follower of recipes. Kevin seems to be the leader in baking may be he will chime in.
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For the snickerdoodles can you use a Splenda Quik pack for it?
Granular Splenda provides no bulk so it's OK to use a Quickpack in place of the one cup Splenda. However, the 2 T. (used to roll the cookies in) should be the granular.

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Yum!!! Some great and easy recipes - thanks so much!!!
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Old 12-18-2008, 08:40 PM   #12
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I made the Low-Carb Snickerdoodles tonight - Yummy will be making them again
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Old 12-18-2008, 09:28 PM   #13
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bumping for best.

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Old 12-19-2008, 09:13 PM   #14
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Made the mexican wedding cookies tonight - YUMMO will also make these again. Going to try the russian tea cakes tomorrow.
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Old 12-19-2008, 10:22 PM   #15
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Here are a few of my family's holiday favorites.

* Note: Any of the following cookies that did not use my flour mixes in the original recipe have been tested with both versions of it and turn out very nicely.

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...e-cookies.html

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...r-cookies.html

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...erdoodles.html

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...-biscotti.html

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...-clusters.html

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...n-sandies.html

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http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...al-cookie.html

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...macaroons.html

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Old 12-20-2008, 06:06 AM   #16
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Here are a few of my family's holiday favorites.

* Note: Any of the following cookies that did not use my flour mixes in the original recipe have been tested with both versions of it and turn out very nicely.
So I could use the carblose (sp?) cookie & flour mix with these instead of the carbquick version for the snickerdoodles? I have a bunch of that made up already.

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So I could use the carblose (sp?) cookie & flour mix with these instead of the carbquick version for the snickerdoodles? I have a bunch of that made up already.

Yes sandy, I mix and match all the time. It only makes a slight carb difference. I use both mixes like all purpose flour.....whichever I have mixed at the time.

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There is a whole bunch of cookies on here.
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I am not sure who to give credit to but this is a god one, easy too.

Low-Carb Snickerdoodles

Makes about 26

1/2 cup butter, softened
1-1/2 cups ground almonds
1 cup granulated Splenda
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
2 tablespoons granulated Splenda
1 teaspoon cinnamon


In a medium bowl, beat butter until creamy. Add half the ground almonds, 1 cup Splenda, egg, vanilla, baking soda and cream of tartar. Beat until well combined. Beat in remaining ground almonds. Cover and chill in bowl for 1 hour. Pre-heat oven to 350 F. In a small bowl, combine the 2 tablespoons Splenda and the cinnamon; mix well. Roll chilled dough into 1-inch balls. Gently roll each ball in the cinnamon-Splenda mixture to coat and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes until lightly browned at the edges. Carefully remove from pan to cooling rack to cool completely.

Note: 1.5 net carbs per cookie

These sound tasty! I am having some company over this weekend and I think I will serve these after dinner. Thank you.
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