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Lowfat Jell-O Delight

Ingredients

3 oz. pkg. sugar-free pineapple jell-o 2 - 3 o z. pkg. sugar-free
orange jell-o
2 cups boiling water 15 oz. can crushed pineapple, no sugar
8 oz. fat-free cream cheese, softened 3 oz. sugar-free instant,
French vanilla pudding mix
8 oz. Cool Whip Lite

Preparation

Combine pineapple & orange jell-O with 2 cups boiling water. Stir to
dissolve & add crushed pineapple, juice & all. Set aside. Combine
softened cream cheese, 2 1/2 cups milk, & pudding mix. Beat until
smooth & thickened. Stir in jell-O mixture. Pour mixture into a
glass dish & chill overnight. Spread Cool whip evenly on top of
chilled jell-O.


Sugar-Free Butter Pecan Cookies
ingredients:
3 cups sugar free biscuit mix
1/3 cup pecan pieces
1 cup pitted dates
2 egg whites
1/3 cup warm water
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup butter
fruit-sweetened jam
pecan halves (optional)
instructions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Use a blender or food processor to chop pecan pieces until finely ground.
Sift biscuit mix, and stir in the pecans. Set aside.

Use blender or food processor to purée dates, gradually adding egg whites and warm water. Beat several minutes until creamy. Melt butter, and then stir in date cream and vanilla. Fold liquid ingredients into biscuit mix. Stir only
until blended.

On an ungreased cookie sheet, form dough into cookies 1/4" thickness by 2" diameter. Press a thumb print into the middle of each. Decorate each cookie with 1/4 teaspoon of jam and/or a pecan half.

Bake at 350 degrees for 7-10 minutes until touches of light brown can be seen.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.

SUGAR FREE PUMPKIN PIE

1 (16 oz.) can pumpkin
1 1/2 c. skim milk
2 eggs
1/2 c. bisquick mix
20 to 22 pkts. Equal bran sweetener
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. vanilla

Grease a 9 inch pie plate or a 6 x 10 inch container. Beat eggs and
add pumpkin, spices, biscuit mix and sweetener mix well. Microwave on
half power until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. Pour into
plate and microwave on half power 20 to 30 minutes or until set. May
need to shield edges with foil to prevent over cooking. You will need
a turn table for this. Don't substitute any other sweetener in this
pie.

Sugar-Free Fruitcake

1 cup chopped golden raisins
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 - 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
1 cup chopped cranberries
1 cup crushed pineapple
1/4 cup grated lemon peel
1 cup flaked coconut
1/3 cup orange juice
8 grams packets sugar substitute
1 teaspoon ground mace
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 - 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Mix sugar substitute with orange juice. Pour over chopped
cranberries. Soak 1 hour, mixing often. Mix raisins, nuts,
coconut, lemon rind in flour until well coated. Add cranberries
and orange juice mixture. Sprinkle baking soda over mixture,
and mix. Mix in spices. Fold in crushed pineapple. Pour batter
into a greased and floured 9 inch loaf pan. Bake at 325
degrees F. (165 degrees C) for 40 minutes.
Cool.

Low-Fat Sugar-Free Raisin Bars

1 c. raisins
1/2 c. water
1/4 c. margarine
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1 c. all-purpose flour
1 egg, lightly beaten
3/4 c. unsweetened applesauce
1 tbsp. sugar substitute
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

In a saucepan, over medium heat, cook the first 5 ingredients until
margarine is melted; continue cooking for 3 minutes.
Add all remaining ingredients.
Spread into an 8-inch square baking dish that has been sprayed with
nonstick cooking spray.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes 8 servings.
Calories...92...Fat...2 g...Fiber...0.6 g.
Points...2.

sugar-free cooking

Here is some information that should help with the switching of sugar
to the artificial sweeteners. This chart might be of help to those of
you who need to cook sugar free.

SWEET ONE (Acesulfame-k)
4 calories per packet 12 packets = 1 cup sugar 1 packet = 2 teaspoons
sugar Can be used in cooking and baking without losing sweetness. For
recipes, call 1-800-544-8610

EQUAL (Aspartame)
4 calories per packet 24 packets = 1 cup sugar 1 packet = 2 teaspoons
sugar Loses sweetness when baked at high temperatures for a long time. But can be used in stir-fries or added during last few minutes of heating
or cooking. For recipes, call 1-800-321-7254

NUTRASWEET SPOONFUL (Aspartame)
2 calories per teaspoon 1 cup = 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon = 1 teaspoon
sugar Loses sweetness when heated. But can be used spoon for spoon in place of sugar in same foods as Equal. For recipes, call 1-800-321- 7254

SPLENDA (Sucralose)
0 (zero) calories 1 cup = 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon = 1 teaspoon sugar
May not work well in recipes such as certain cakes that rely upon
sugar for structure. Finished recipes may require refrigeration. See
website for further details. Visit website for recipes.

SWEET 'N LOW (Saccharin)
4 calories per packet 12 packets = 1 cup sugar 1 packet = 2 teaspoons
sugar
Can be used in cooking and baking without losing sweetness. For
recipes, call 1-800-231-1123. In New York State call 1-800-336-0363

BROWN SWEET 'N LOW (Saccharin)
20 calories per teaspoon 4 teaspoons = 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon =
1/4 cup brown sugar
Can be used in cooking or baking without losing sweetness. Note that
measurements differ from packet sweeteners.

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