Orangey Angel Cookies

These bright and yummy cookies are a tempting treat that can fit safely into a diabetic diet. Citrus adds a bright sweetness and the soda gives the dessert a celebratory color. Try this with sodas that don’t contain any artificial colors.

Serves: 28Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 28


  • 1 box (14 1⁄2 oz.) angel food cake mix
  • 1⁄2 cup diet orange soda
  • 1⁄4 tsp. almond extract


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly treat cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  • Combine cake mix, orange soda, and almond extract in a large mixing bowl using an electric mixer set to medium speed. Mix to form a smooth, fully incorporated dough.
  • Spoon dough onto cookie sheets. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from baking sheet to a wire rack for cooling. Serve and enjoy.