• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Less-Sugar Sugar Cookies are fun to make, use whole grain flour, less sugar, less fat, and make a manageable amount. Best of all, kids love to help make and eat them! 

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups White Whole Wheat Flour (180g)
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
    • 2 tbsp butter (28g)
    • 2 tbsp low fat Cream cheese (28g)
    • 1/3 cup sugar (66g)
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tsp vanilla or almond extract
    • 1 tbsp skim milk
    • food coloring (optional)
    • Decorating Glaze (recipe below)
    • 2 tbsp powder sugar
    • 1 tsp water (or 1/4 tsp extract + 3/4 tsp water)
    • squirt of food coloring

    Instructions

    Click Here For Step-By-Step Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 126 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 4.21%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 7.65%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 6 mg 2.1%
    • Sodium: 75 mg 3.11%
    • Calcium: 21 mg 2.11%
    • Potassium: 68 mg 1.93%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.62%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 21 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.94%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 1.48%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0.19%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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