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Sweet Sugar Cookies

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  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Solid vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar replacement 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1 Large
  Skim milk 3 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Aspartame sweetener 3 Tablespoon

Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together into a bowl.
Combine the solid shortening and sweetener in a mixing bowl.
Beat until creamy.
Beat in the egg, milk, vanilla extract, and orange peel.
Blend in the flour mixture.
Lightly grease two large cookie sheets.
Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface to 1/8 in. (8 mm) thickness.
Cut with a doughnut cutter, Transfer dough rounds to prepared cookie sheets.
Gather and reroll scraps.
Cut additional cookies.
Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 14 minutes or until edges of cookies are golden brown.
Remove from oven.
Sprinkle cookies with aspartame sweetener (use one envelope for eight cookies).
Move cookies to cooling rack.
For a festive holiday touch, sprinkle cookies with a small amount of colored sugar-free gelatin.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1914 Calories from Fat 971

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g169.1%

Saturated Fat 27.6 g137.8%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.8 mg70.6%

Sodium 2821.4 mg117.6%

Total Carbohydrates 194 g64.8%

Dietary Fiber 7.3 g29.1%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 33 g65.4%

Vitamin A 5.3% Vitamin C 11.6%

Calcium 27.6% Iron 71.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet Sugar Cookies Recipe