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Spicy Cookies

1/4 Cup margarine
1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
1/4 Cup honey
1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 Cup sugar
1/2 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 Eggs
1/4 Teaspoon cloves
3 Cup flour
1/2 Cup unsweetened apple juice
2 Teaspoon baking powder

Cream the margarine , honey, sugar, and eggs together in a bowl until smooth and fluffy
Add the remaining ingredients and mix well
Divide then dough into thirds
Flatten each one into a circle 1/2 in thick
Refrigerate overnight until firm
Remove the dough from the refrigerator and roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/8 inch thick
Cut out the dough with a patterned cookie cutter and place on a lightly oiled baking sheet
Bake in a 375F oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned

These cookies have approximately 3/4 tsp of sugar per 2 cookies - 2 cookies = 78 calories

Makes 10 dozen cookies

Courtesy American Diabetes Association Holiday Cookbook