Almond Sugar Cookies

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Nutritional Information

Calories 50
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Fat 1.7 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 8.1 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 22 mg
Calcium 4 mg

Ingredients

3 tablespoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons stick margarine, softened
1/4 cup skim milk
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg white
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup ground almonds
1/8 teaspoon salt
Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat oven to 325°.

Combine 3 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon in a bowl; stir well. Set aside.

Cream 1 cup sugar and margarine at medium speed of a mixer until light and fluffy. Add milk, extracts, and egg white, and beat well. Combine flour, almonds, and salt, and add to creamed mixture, beating well.

Divide dough in half; cover and refrigerate half of dough. Shape remaining half of dough into 30 (1-inch) balls; roll balls in sugar mixture, coating well. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Flatten each ball with the bottom of a glass. Bake at 325° for 14 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Repeat procedure with remaining dough.

Note:

November 1996