Serving Size:
2 cookies

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


  • 3/4 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 small box sugar-free mixed fruit gelatin
  • 1/4 cup liquid low cholesterol egg substitute
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose white flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream margarine and gelatin together.
  3. Beat in egg substitute and vanilla.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Add to margarine mixture and mix well.
  5. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour to chill well.
  6. On a lightly floured board, roll dough out to 1/4” thickness.
  7. Cut with a 2” heart-shaped cookie cutter and place on ungreased baking sheets. Makes 24 cookies.
  8. Bake for 6 to 7 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned and cookies are set.
  9. Cool on a wire rack.

Helpful hints

  • For most liquid egg substitutes 1/4 cup is equivalent to 1 egg. Check carton to be sure.
  • Optional (for non-diabetics): Frost cookies with frosting of choice. 

Nutrients per serving

Calories 136

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 14 g

Fat 8 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 120 mg

Potassium 25 mg

Phosphorus 53 mg

Calcium 18 mg

Fiber 0.5 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1-1/2 fat

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