Serving Size:
2 cookies

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


  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose white flour
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar (divided use)
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 


  1. Heat oven to 400° F. 
  2. Combine all cookie ingredients in large bowl and mix well.
  3. Stir together remaining 1/4 cup sugar (or Splenda®) and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  4. Form 1” balls and roll in the sugar mixture.
  5. Place dough balls 2” apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until browned. 

Helpful hints

  • Recipe analyzed with regular sugar. Use 3/4 cup Splenda® Sugar Blend instead of 1-1/2 cups sugar in step #2 to decrease calories to 160 and carbohydrate to 18 grams for 2 cookies. 

Nutrients per serving

Calories 185

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 24 g

Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 39 mg

Sodium 60 mg

Potassium 66 mg

Phosphorus 26 mg

Calcium 8 mg

Fiber 0.5 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

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

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