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Low-Fat Sugar Cookie Cutouts

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


•    1 c. soft-tub vegetable margarine
•    1 1/2 c. sugar
•    1 c. nonfat vanilla yogurt
•    4 large egg whites
•    1 tsp. vanilla
•    1 tsp. almond extract
•    5 c. all-purpose flour
•    2 1/2 tsp. baking powder



Cream margarine and sugar. Add yogurt and egg whites. Mix well. Add flavorings. Gradually add dry ingredients. Mix well. Chill thoroughly. Roll dough 1/4-inch thick on lightly floured board. Use minimum of flour. Cut out. Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired. Bake at 375 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes.

Makes 6 dozen cookies, 1 serving each.

Per Serving: about 67 calories, 1.6 grams (g) of fat, and 11.4 g of carbohydrate.

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