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Cherry Snickerdoodles

Yield 25 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)
Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 10 minutes per batch; Cool: 3 minutes. With just a few simple additions, you can turn refrigerated cookie dough into extra-special treats.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 (18-ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • Cooking spray
  • 25 candied red cherries

Nutrition Information

  • calories 108
  • caloriesfromfat 35 %
  • fat 4.2 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 2.4 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 0.9 g
  • carbohydrate 16.9 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 6 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 86 mg
  • calcium 18 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350º.

  2. Combine sugar and nutmeg in a small dish. Slice and shape dough into 25 (1-inch) balls; roll in sugar mixture. Place cookies 2-inches apart on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.

  3. Bake at 350º for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Place cookie sheet on a wire rack, and press a cherry into the center of each cookie. Let cool 3 minutes; remove cookies to wire rack, and cool completely.

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