365 SWEET SWAPS

We’re dishing out 365 ways to swap sugar for SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener.
Follow us for tips and recipes to help you save calories
from added sugar all year long.

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Regularly buying a green vegetable smoothie or juice can be a healthy habit but it can also get expensive. Not all smoothies are created equal either, some have a lot of calories and added sugar. Make your own green vegetable smoothie, one of Vanessa Williams’ favorite beverages, at home with a good blender and add SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener to help sweeten the day!
How are you swapping sugar for SPLENDA® Sweetener Products? Help us in our effort to donate up to $50,000 to the American Diabetes Association by sharing your swaps with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using the hashtag #SweetSwaps.

Regularly buying a green vegetable smoothie or juice can be a healthy habit but it can also get expensive. Not all smoothies are created equal either, some have a lot of calories and added sugar. Make your own green vegetable smoothie, one of Vanessa Williams’ favorite beverages, at home with a good blender and add SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener to help sweeten the day!

How are you swapping sugar for SPLENDA® Sweetener Products? Help us in our effort to donate up to $50,000 to the American Diabetes Association by sharing your swaps with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using the hashtag #SweetSwaps.

Good news: for your next occasion, you can still enjoy the delicious sugar cookie taste without all the calories from added sugar. Try Vanessa Williams’ favorite No-Sugar Sugar Cookie recipe. Made with SPLENDA®  No Calorie Sweetener, these tasty cookies only have a gram of sugar and less than four grams of fat per serving. Also, if you’re decorating your cookies for a holiday, lightly sprinkling them with colored SPLENDA® Sugar Blend is a great alternative to frosting.
Don’t forget, we’re donating $3.65 (up to $25,000) to the American Diabetes Association now through April 25, 2014 every time you share your SWEET SWAPS™ Ideas with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #SweetSwaps.
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No-Sugar Sugar Cookies
Servings Per Recipe: 48
Serving Size: 1 cookie
INGREDIENTS
3/4 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup light butter
1 cup SPLENDA®  No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 tablespoon vanilla extract 
1/4 cup egg substitute
1/4 cup water
3/4 teaspoon vinegar (white or cider)
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups cake flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly oil a cookie sheet and set aside.
Blend together butters, SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl with an electric mixer, or by hand. Blend until butter is softened. Add egg substitute, water and vinegar. Mix briefly. Add flours, salt and baking powder. Mix on low speed, until dough is formed. Do not overmix.
Remove dough from bowl and place on a floured work surface. Divide dough in half. Pat each half into a circle and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate approx. 1 hour, allowing dough to chill.
Remove dough from refrigerator and roll out on a floured work surface to desired thickness, approx. 1/4 inch. Cut with cookie cutters. Place cookies on prepared sheet.
Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned on the back. Cool on a wire rack.
Nutrition Information

Good news: for your next occasion, you can still enjoy the delicious sugar cookie taste without all the calories from added sugar. Try Vanessa Williams’ favorite No-Sugar Sugar Cookie recipe. Made with SPLENDA®  No Calorie Sweetener, these tasty cookies only have a gram of sugar and less than four grams of fat per serving. Also, if you’re decorating your cookies for a holiday, lightly sprinkling them with colored SPLENDA® Sugar Blend is a great alternative to frosting.

Don’t forget, we’re donating $3.65 (up to $25,000) to the American Diabetes Association now through April 25, 2014 every time you share your SWEET SWAPS™ Ideas with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #SweetSwaps.

 

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