Heart-Healthy Snickerdoodles is a delicious and quick (23 Minute) recipe which is also a generally healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers friendly recipe. A great option for Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter holidays or anytime. Makes 36 cookies. Heart-Healthy Snickerdoodles will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 8 Minutes.
2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt
1-3/4 cups granulated sugar, divided
1 cup butter flavor shortening
2 tbsp milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
2. Mix flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt together in a medium size bowl. Set aside. Beat 1-1/2 cups of the sugar and shortening together in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add in eggs, milk and vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed.
3. Mix together remaining 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in cinnamon sugar mixture to coat. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
4. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
YIELD: 36 Cookies.
Serving Size: 1 per serving.
Weight Watchers PiointsPlus = 3
Carb Choices: 1
Calories: 126, Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 10mg, Sodium: 89mg, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 1g
Original recipe and image from McCormick & Company, Inc. http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Dessert/Holiday-Cinnamon-Snickerdoodles
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