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Low-Calorie Lemon Sugar Cookies

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  Reduced-calorie margarine 6 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Egg 1
  Lemon extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon

Cream margarine; gradually add 2/3 cup sugar, beating well or medium speed of an electric mixer.
Add egg and lemon extract, beating well.
Combine flour, lemon rind, cream of tartar, soda, and salt gradually add to creamed mixture, beating until well blended.
Cover and freeze dough 1 hour.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
Place on cookie sheets that have been coated with cooking spray.
Flatten cookies slightly.
Sprinkle cookies evenly with 2 tablespoons sugar.
Bake at 375° for 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool on wire racks.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1251 Calories from Fat 232

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.4%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 234.9 mg78.3%

Sodium 1631.7 mg68%

Total Carbohydrates 222 g74%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.7%

Sugars 36 g

Protein 30 g59.7%

Vitamin A 8.9% Vitamin C 10.7%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 63.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Low-Calorie Lemon Sugar Cookies Recipe