Serving Size:
2 cookies

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


  • 1 cup finely ground yellow cornmeal
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose white flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup liquid low cholesterol egg substitute
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Grease a baking sheet.
  3. Sift the cornmeal, flour, baking powder and salt together into mixing bowl. Set aside.
  4. In a separate mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg substitute and vanilla extract.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and beat until well blended.
  6. Drop heaping teaspoons of the mixture onto the greased baking sheet in rows about 2" apart.
  7. Bake for 7 to 8 minutes until the cookies are golden brown at the edges. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Helpful hints

  • Use of liquid egg substitute instead of eggs helps lower phosphorus in this recipe. This is important in recipes that contain baking powder, a high phosphorus ingredient necessary for many bakery items.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 156

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 19 g

Fat 8 g

Cholesterol 22 mg

Sodium 52 mg

Potassium 25 mg

Phosphorus 23 mg

Calcium 23 mg

Fiber 0.6 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

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

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