Cocoa powder and brown sugar make this easy drop cookie recipe taste like rich brownies. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • In a small bowl stir together flour and baking soda; set aside. In a medium saucepan melt butter; remove from heat. Stir in granulated sugar, cocoa powder and brown sugar. Stir in buttermilk and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture just until combined. Cover and chill dough for 1 hour. (Dough will be stiff.)

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray or line with parchment paper. Drop chilled dough by rounded teaspoons onto cookie sheet.

  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are set. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.


Tip: To make 1/4 cup sour milk, place 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice or vinegar in a glass measuring cup. Add enough milk to make 1/4 cup total liquid; stir. Let mixture stand for 5 minutes before using.

Nutrition Facts

73 calories; 2.3 g total fat; 1.3 g saturated fat; 6 mg cholesterol; 38 mg sodium. 19 mg potassium; 12.4 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g fiber; 8 g sugar; 0.9 g protein; 77 IU vitamin a iu; 12 mcg folate; 19 mg calcium; 2 mg magnesium;

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Great chocolate flavor! Tastes much richer than it is. All in all a win! Read More