Recipe by Chris from Kansas
This recipe uses less butter than the original and they still taste great. The recipe is from Dr. Cookie, which is a book that shows you how to make recipes more healthy.
- 1⁄2 cup margarine
- 1 3⁄4 cups sugar, divided
- 2 tablespoons skim milk
- 1 large egg
- 2 large egg whites
- 2 3⁄4 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Directions See How It's Made
- Preheat the oven to 350 and coat 2 baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
- Beat the margarine and 1 1/2 cups sugar with an electric mixer until fluffy.
- Add the milk, egg, and egg whites and beat again.
- Add the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt and beat until well mixed.
- Combine the remaining sugar and the cinnamon in a shallow plate or bowl.
- Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and roll them in the cinnamon sugar to coat on all sides.
- The dough will be sticky.
- If it's too difficult to handle, flour your hands lightly.
- Arrange the balls of dough on the baking sheets and flatten them slightly with your fingers or the back of a spoon.
- Bake for 8 to 10 miniutes or until the cookies are lightly browned.
- Cool the cookies on the baking sheet for about 5 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Repeat until all cookies are baked.