Whole wheat sugar cookies stacked on three glasses filled with orange juice
Ingredient List
For the Cookies:
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat milk
For the Topping:
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, stir together whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. Set aside.

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat butter or margarine with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 1 minute. Add the granulated sugar; beat mixture until combined. Stir in egg, orange peel and vanilla; beat mixture until well combined. 

  • Stir in the flour mixture and milk just until combined.

  • Shape into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly with bottom of a glass dipped in topping mixture.

  • Bake cookies 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts
  • Per cookie: 74 cal, 3 g fat, 13 mg chol, 59 mg sodium, 12 g carbo, 1 g fiber, 1 g pro, 1 mcg folate.

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