Cherry Snickerdoodles

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.


25 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional 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


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


Preheat oven to 350º.

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.

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.

Cooking Light Superfast Suppers,

Oxmoor House

January 2003
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