Sugar-Free Almond Cookies

Ingredients

1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. reduced-calorie butter
1 teaspoon powdered sugar substitute
1 whole egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt

Preparation

1
Cream butter and sugar substitute in a medium bowl, beating at high speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg yolk and flavorings; beat well.
2
Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating well.
3
Shape dough into 1 inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Press each with a fork to flatten.
4
Bake at 300 degrees for 20 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove cookies to wire racks, and cool completely.

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Comments

Allison Mackay's picture

Where does one find powdered sugar substitute?
Could it just be processed splenda? Granular or the baking type? Possibly another brand?

About

Adding chopped almonds will add a bit of fat but also will improve the flavor.

Yield:

2.0 1/2 dozen

Added:

December 10, 2010

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