Cranberries! Invited to an office party, cookie swap or need a gift for the holidays. I love using cranberries during the holiday season, and these festive Cranberry and White Chocolate Treats from my diabetic cookbook are so delectable you will never believe they are diabetic-friendly! Tart cranberries, sweet white chocolate, crunchy nutritious cereal and nuts pack this delicious dessert with wholesome vitamins and minerals – perfect to indulge in while staying fit this holiday season. I turn to this favorite bar cookie to make for friends and family this time of year. For a quick and delicious gift, just cut the cookies into squares, wrap with plastic wrap and tie with a holiday ribbon. From teachers to coaches, neighbors to doctors, give the delicious gift of nutrition this holiday season! Visit my website for more easy diabetic recipes.
Cranberry and White Chocolate Treats from Holly Clegg trim&TERRIFIC Diabetic Cooking
These scrumptious cookies are festive enough for a holiday treat, and fantastic enough to enjoy all year long.
48 servings/serving size: 1 square
1 1/3 cups reduced-fat graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons sugar or sugar substitute
1/2 cup natural wheat and barley cereal
1 (14-ounce) can fat-free sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup white chocolate chips
1/3 cup chopped walnuts
5 tablespoons butter, melted
1. Preheat oven 350° F. In 13x9x2-in baking pan, mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, butter; press along bottom of pan.
2. Sprinkle cranberries, white chocolate chips, walnuts, cereal evenly over graham cracker crust. Pour sweetened condensed milk over top.
3. Bake 20-25 minutes or until bubbly and light brown.
Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 67, Calories from fat (%) 21, Fat (g) 2, Saturated Fat (g) 1, Cholesterol (mg) 4, Sodium (mg) 38, Carbohydrate (g) 11, Dietary Fiber (g) 0, Sugars (g) 8, Protein (g) 1, Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate, 1/2 fat
Terrific Tidbit: Cranberries are full of antioxidants and can help prevent and treat urinary tract infections.