Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  140
  • Protein  4 g
  • Carbohydrates  22 g
  • Fat  4 g
  • Cholesterol  20 mg
  • Sodium  192 mg
  • Potassium  60 mg
  • Phosphorus  80 mg
  • Calcium  67 mg
  • Fiber  0.6 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 starch

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Use old fashioned or quick cooking oatmeal. Avoid instant oatmeal because sodium content is much higher.
  • Omit baking powder for a crunchy cookie. Phosphorus will decrease to 42 mg per serving and sodium decreases to 146 mg.
  • Soy protein powder may be used but nutrient content will change. Soy protein is usually higher in phosphorus compared to whey protein powder. Ask your dietitian for a list of recommended protein powders that are lowest in phosphorus and potassium.

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High Protein Cookies
12patches says:

My batter was not dry at all and rather sticky after mixing all the ingredients.

Apr. 02, 2018, 1:16 AM
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LRobertsRD says:

Made these this week for our patients, and they LOVED them! The only deviation made from the recipe was the baking time. It only took about 8 minutes per batch to bake.

Sep. 05, 2013, 9:13 AM
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RRHaugner says:

These are great. They freeze well, and I am happy to make them for my husband. Thank you, Dietician Amy from Texas!

Sep. 04, 2013, 8:53 PM
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JPRD says:

Made for protein tasting days. Followed the recipe exactly-did not use the baking powder. Was a good tasting product.

Aug. 29, 2013, 6:16 PM
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azra says:

Aren't we supposed to avoid oats? Dietitian comment: Oats are nutritious and a source of fiber, but are higher in potassium and phosphorus compared to refined grains. Most dietitians find oats acceptable in a kidney diet in limited amounts. One serving of these[INVALID]s has 12 mg potassium and 14 mg phosphorus contributed by the oats.

Feb. 08, 2013, 10:05 AM
High Protein Cookies
heie0008 says:

I agree with the previous poster. Should I add 1/3 stick of margarine/butter like the recipe says or follow the helpful hint that says 1/3 stick of margarine = 5 tablspoons it doesn't equal 5 tablespoons at all. Not even close. Dietitian comment: I have clarified the portion, adjusted the recipe andremoved the confusing helpful hint. Use 3 tablespoons margarine instead of 1/3 stick(nutrient levels adjusted slightly).

Dec. 17, 2012, 5:26 PM
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GR8cycle says:

Cookies really spread and were greasy. So my suggestion is to cut the margarine OR increase the flour. "1/3 of a stick of margarine" is 2.6 T. where 1/3 C. is more margarine. What if we try Bread Flour (more protein)? I won't give up on this recipe because the flavor is there, it just needs some tweaking! Keep Smilin'

Jan. 15, 2012, 1:15 PM

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