Ingredients of the Cookies
Below is a list of the cookie diet cookie ingredients. It is specific to the coconut cookie; however all cookies have the same base ingredients with variations for flavor purposes. The ingredients are listed in order of quantity. For example, water is the first ingredient followed by glycerin. These two ingredients are the most abundant in the recipe. I have provided a brief description of the ingredients that may not be familiar.
Glycerin is a colorless, odorless, sweet-tasting liquid that acts as a filler in lowfat foods.
Beef Protein Hydrolysate is a sterile solution of amino acids and peptides prepared from a protein by hydrolysis and used as a dietary protein supplement.
Crisp Rice (rice, sugar, malt)
Soybean oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of a soybean.
Microcrystalline Cellulose is derived from wood pulp to act as a fat substitute and bulking agent in low calorie foods as a texturizer, emulsifier, and extender.
Modified palm oil is a saturated fat derived from the palm tree.
Egg white solids
Whey is the liquid remaining from milk after it has been curdled.
Natural and artificial flavor
Calcium propionate is a synthetic substance used to inhibit mold and other microorganism growth in foods.