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Fantastic Basic Cookie Variations

Low-protein cookie recipes for kids and adults with PKU —
by Dianne Sullivan

Prepare the “Fantastic Basic Cookie” recipe, but swap in the following ingredients to make these different types of cookies —

Chocolate Chip Cookies: Use vanilla pudding and mini chocolate chips (6 mg Phe per cookie)

White Chocolate Chip Cookies: Use chocolate pudding and vanilla baking chips (5 mg Phe per cookie)

Spice Cookies: Use vanilla pudding and add 1 Tbl molasses, 1 tsp cinnamon, ½ tsp cloves, 1 tsp ginger, and 6 Tbl (54 gm) raisins (5 mg Phe per cookie)

Sugar Cookies: Use vanilla pudding and sprinkle with colored sugar.  These are wonderful frosted (3 mg Phe per cookie)

Coconut Cookies: Use coconut flavored instant pudding. Drop cookies on sprayed cookie sheet.  Add a small “pinch” of coconut to each, and bake.  When cool, drizzle with a little melted chocolate (5 mg Phe per cookie)

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