Sunday Snickerdoodles!

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It’s Sunday.

Time for relaxing.  Football. Eating.  And hanging out with friends.

Sunday means snacks.  It’s usually hard to stay health conscious on Sunday.

I found a recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth without going overboard.

Snickerdoodles that are only 54 calories!

Servings: 42
Serving Size: 1 cookie
Calories: 54
Fat: 1.3 g
Carbs: 10.1 g
Fiber: 0.2 g
Protein: 0.7 g
Old Points: 1 pt
Points+: 1 pt
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Here are your ingredients:
Recipe adapted from Cooking Light
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup sugar (or sugar substitute)
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 Tbsp corn syrup
1 tsp. vanilla
1 large egg
3 Tbsp sugar (or sugar substitute)
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
Cooking spray
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife.  Combine flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar, stirring with a whisk.
  • Combine 1 cup of sugar and butter in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended.  Add the corn syrup, vanilla and egg; beat well.  Gradually add the flour mixture to the sugar mixture, beating just until combined.  Cover and chill for 10 minutes.
  • Combine 3 Tbsp sugar and cinnamon, stirring with a whisk.  With moist hands, shape dough into 42 (1-inch) balls.  Roll balls in sugar mixture.  Place balls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray.  Flatten balls with the bottom of a glass.  Bake at 375 degrees F for 5 minutes (cookies will be slightly soft).  Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes.  Remove from pans; cool completely on wire racks

These cookies are delicious and not difficult to make.  I made them with my roommate, who is not a baker.  They turned out great and were quickly enjoyed by our friends.

There a great snack that’s healthy without tasting healthy.  They taste the same as cookies that are twice as many calories.

Keeping your health in check is especially difficult on the weekends.  This is why finding delicious and healthy recipes is important.  The more recipes that are healthy yet satisfy us, the easier it is to stay health conscious.

Enjoy!

-foodsavysavs

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