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Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

Prep time 24 mins
Cook time 6 mins
Yield 26 cookies.
These old-fashioned cinnamon-sugar cookies have only 60 calories and 1.1 gram of fat per cookie and are a great recipe for your holiday baking.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons reduced-calorie stick margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups plus 1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided

Nutrition Information

  • calories 60
  • caloriesfromfat 17 %
  • fat 1.1 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 11.4 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 40 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Beat margarine at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add 2/3 cup sugar, beating well. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; gradually add to margarine mixture, beating well.

  2. Sprinkle remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons flour evenly over work surface. Turn dough out onto floured surface. Lightly flour hands, and shape dough into 26 balls. Combine remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar and remaining 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Roll balls in sugar mixture. Place balls, 3 inches apart, on ungreased cookie sheets. Pat each into a 2-inch circle. Bake at 375° for 6 to 8 minutes or until golden. Remove from cookie sheets; let cool completely on wire racks.

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