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Diabetes-friendly "Almost" Sugar-Free Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Back in September I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. It was, as it is for many people, a devastating discovery and it's been a hard road. I'm not quite there yet, but I'm learning to manage it. Of course, this means finding substitutions for a lot of carb-y treats I used to love (I'll be revisiting my lembas recipe to work on how to make that more Type 2 friendly soon as well). One of my favorite things in the world is chocolate chip cookies. How could I live without them? Well, fortunately, I don't have to. Here's a recipe I've cooked up for diabetes-friendly chocolate chunk cookies that are almost sugar free. I say "almost" because there's a tablespoon of molasses in the recipe. But that's for the entire recipe. So with that disclaimer, here we go. Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 1/2 cups Splenda (you can use Stevia if you like) 1 Tbsp Molasses 2 large eggs 1 tsp Vanilla extract 12 oz. (2 bags) Hershey's Sugar-Free D