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Low-Calorie Lemon Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Lemon

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