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Thumbprint Cookies

Yield 4 dozen.
Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 20 minutes per batch

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup reduced-calorie stick margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, butter, and nut flavoring
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup nutlike cereal nuggets (such as Grape Nuts)
  • 1/2 cup low-sugar strawberry spread

Nutrition Information

  • calories 59
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 1.9 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.1 g
  • carbohydrate 10.1 g
  • fiber 0.5 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 63 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Beat margarine at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg substitute and flavoring; beat well. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to margarine mixture, beating well. Cover dough, and freeze 10 minutes.

  2. Shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls; roll in cereal. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Press thumb into each ball to make an indentation. Bake at 300° for 20 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets; let cool on wire racks. Fill each center with 1/2 teaspoon spread.

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