Almond Sugar Cookies

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 50
  • Calories from fat: 31%
  • Fat: 1.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5g
  • Protein: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.1g
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.3mg
  • Sodium: 22mg
  • Calcium: 4mg


  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Combine 3 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon in a bowl; stir well. Set aside.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
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