Diabetic Biscotti recipe – 111 calories

diabetic biscotti recipe 111 calories

Here’s a wonderful biscotti recipe that can be enjoyed by everyone. It’s easy to make and has a great taste from the spices. You can use toasted almonds or walnuts if no hazelnuts are available.

Diabetic Biscotti recipe – 111 calories

Ingredients:
1/4 cup finely chopped hazelnuts
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup sugar substitute (granular low-calorie sweetener)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/3 cup butter
2 eggs
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract


Preparation:
1. Roast the hazelnuts in a shallow pan in a 350° F oven for about 10 minutes. Rub the warm nuts vigorously in a tea towel to remove the bitter skins.
1. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sweetener, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
3. In another bowl, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy.
4. Beat in the eggs, almond and vanilla extracts.
5. Stir in the flour mixture and hazelnuts.
6. Divide the dough in half. Shape into 2 logs, 2 inches wide and 12 inches long.
7. Spray a baking sheet with some nonstick coating. Bake the bars at 325 degrees F until golden brown (about 25 minutes).
8. Remove and let cool for 5 minutes.
9. Cut the bars diagonally into 21 slices about 1/2 inch thick.
10. Lay the slices on a baking sheet, return to the 300 degrees F oven and bake for about 10 more minutes. Remove to a wire rack and let cool completely before storing in airtight container.

Servings: 21

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 111
Total fat: 4.4 g
Cholesterol: 20.1 mg
Sodium: 99.4 mg
Total carbs: 15.5 g
Fiber: 0.5 g
Protein: 2.1 g
Weight Watchers points: 2

Photo credit: mccun934

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  2. Wow, they look really delicious. I’m not diabetic, but that recipe definitely looks worth a shot!

  3. My husband is totally into biscotti, i don’t like them that much. but i’ll try your recipe, we’ll see maybe i’ll like them

  4. This is a fantastic recipe, very healthy. They would go fantasiically well with some chicken liver pate too.

  5. Sounds Healthy. Am going to prepare this recipe for my grandma. Thanks for sharing.

  6. That sounds like a quick recipy which I can do easily and quick for my girlfriend. If it tastes as good as it sounds, it’s going to be one of the few things I can actually “cook”.

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  9. There are some really healthy ingredients (spices and nuts) mixed into this recipe. Definitely a better alternative to buying biscotti or having a slice of cake or a cookie with your coffee!

  10. I love the concept of a guilt free dessert that’s only 111 calories. The best of both worlds.

  11. OMG.. I tried it and it was incredible! thank you for this recipe. I am not diabetic myself, but I will prepare it for my uncle, because it was delicious!

  12. This looks absolutely delicious and I can’t wait to try it. I’ve been looking for a good biscotti recipe that’s low calorie and diabetic friendly. This fits right in with my weight loss diet. Thank you!

  13. only 111 calories? it look great :)

  14. It’s looked great and healthy for diabetic.

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