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Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health

cookiesWhole Wheat Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

(SD Diabetes Control Program cookbook, Healthy Diabetes Recipes and More . . .)


1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup softened margarine
3 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon lemon or orange peel
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
2 cups whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

In a large bowl, combine 1 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, soda, nutmeg, margarine, milk, lemon or orange peel, vanilla, and egg. Blend well. Stir in flour. Cover and chill for 30 to 60 minutes. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut with floured cutters. Place on ungreased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart. Combine 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over cookies. Bake cookies at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly golden brown. Let stand one minute. Remove from cookie sheets and cool. Makes 36 cookies.

Nutritional Information (1 cookie):
Calories: 72
Carbohydrates: 11 grams
Protein: 1 gram
Fat: 3 grams
Saturated fat: 1 gram
Cholesterol: 5 mg
Fiber: 1 gram
Sodium: 85 mg
Potassium: 33 mg
Calcium: 14 mg
Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat

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