Low Fat Robertas Rolled Sugar Cookies Recipe

Recipe Category: Low-Fat

Low Fat Robertas Rolled Sugar Cookies Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 3/4 cups unsifted cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Method

  1. Set a rack in the upper third of the oven.
  2. Preheat to 350°F.
  3. Lightly oil 2 baking sheets or coat them with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. In a small saucepan, melt butter over low heat.
  5. Cook, swirling the pan, until the butter turns a nutty brown, about 1 minute, and pour into a mixing bowl Add sugar and oil; beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
  6. Mix in egg and vanilla; beat until smooth.
  7. Sift the flours, baking powder and salt together into the sugar/egg mixture; mix on low speed until just combined.
  8. Divide the dough in half and press each piece into a disk.
  9. The recipe can be made ahead to this point.
  10. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
  11. Return to room temperature before rolling out.
  12. Working with one disk at a time, roll dough on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of 1/8 inch.
  13. Cut out cookies with small (about 2- to 2 1/2-inch) cookie cutters.
  14. Place the cookies about 1/2 inch apart on the prepared baking sheets.
  15. Bake in the upper third of the oven, 1 sheet at a time, for 5 to 7 minutes, or until slightly golden on the edges.
  16. Do not overbake.
  17. Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool.
  18. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days or freeze for longer storage.
  19. Makes about 2 1/2 dozen cookies.
  20. Calories per cookie: 1 gram protein, 2 grams fat 0 gram saturated fat, 8 grams carbohydrate; 40 mg sodium; 9 mg cholesterol; 1 gram fiber

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