"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
This recipe for Oatmeal Cookies (for my diabetic friends), by Carolyn Reed, is from Jeannette and Friends ,
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1 cup of flour ½ teaspoon of salt ½ teaspoon of baking powder ¼ teaspoon of baking soda ½ teaspoon of cinnamon ½ teaspoon of nutmeg ½ cup of raisins 1 ½ cup of oatmeal ½ cup of sugar substitute (Splenda) ½ cup of margarine (melted) 1 egg ½ cup of skim milk
Combine flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, raisins and oatmeal. Mix thoroughly. Beat in sugar substitute, melted margarine, egg and skim milk. (Add small amount of water if dough is too stiff.) Drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. 1 cookie = ½ bread, ¼ fat, 37 calories per cookie. Yield: 3 dozen.
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