Frozen Sugar Cookie Sandwiches


Serving Size:
1 sandwich

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 8 ounces low fat cream cheese
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-1/2 cup Splenda® No Calorie granular sweetener
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 cups Reddi-Wip® Fat Free Dairy whipped topping


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Set butter and cream cheese out to soften.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together butter and Splenda until smooth. Beat in egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  4. Gradually blend in dry ingredients.
  5. Form teaspoons of dough into balls, and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten the dough ball by pressing down with the bottom of a glass.
  6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden. Remove from oven and let stand until completely cool.
  7. With a mixer beat cream cheese, sugar and the remaining vanilla extract. Gently fold in the whipped topping. 
  8. Spread cream cheese mixture on half of the cookies, then top each with the remaining cookies to form a sandwich.
  9. Wrap each cookie in foil and place in the freezer for 1 hour or until ready to eat.

Helpful hints

  • Place the cream cheese mixture in a plastic bag, snip off one tip, and pipe the filling onto the cookie.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 237

Protein 4 g

Carbohydrates 26 g

Fat 13 g

Cholesterol 46 mg

Sodium 142 mg

Potassium 71 mg

Phosphorus 58 mg

Calcium 45 mg

Fiber 0.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 2-1/2 fat
  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Download Free Kidney-Friendly Cookbooks

Get instant access to recipes and kidney diet tips from DaVita dietitians.


753,730 Downloads So Far!

Kidney Diet Tips Blog

Recipes, tips and news for people on a kidney diet.

More Recipes

More Recipes

Red, White and Blue Pie

This yummy and kidney-friendly recipe for Red, White and Blue Pie is patriotic, good for you and so refreshing. Blueberries, whipped topping and raspb...


Lisa’s Awesome Burgers Lower Protein

Lisa,a DaVita renal dietitian and former chef from New York,shares a delicious kidney-friendly recipe for Lisa’s Awesome Burgers. They are perfect for...


Strawberry and Goat Cheese Spring Salad

Sweet fresh strawberries and goat cheese combine with balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil to make a healthy, delicious spring salad. Strawberr...


Triple Berry Protein Parfait

Besides being delicious, berries are loaded with powerful antioxidants that help strengthen the immune system and ward off disease. Accordingly, the k...


Citrus Salmon

Everyone knows that salmon is one food that’s really good for you. Now DaVita renal dietitian Jennifer from Wisconsin offers up her take on grilled sa...


Broccoli and Apple Salad

Bow-Tie Pasta Salad is a great recipe for the dialysis diet.


Sour Cream and Onion Turkey Burgers

Make your turkey burgers tasty by adding diced onion then topping the cooked burger with caramelized onions and sour cream. DaVita dietitian Amie's So...


Soft Pretzels

Enjoy kidney-friendly recipe Soft Pretzels with low-sodium mustard for a great afternoon snack.


Write a Comment

Tell Us What You Think

Note: Your username will be displayed for reviews.

All comments will be approved by a DaVita teammate and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.