Frosted Sugar Cookies

Frosted Sugar Cookies

Frosted Sugar Cookies

The entire family can join in the fun of baking and frosting these crisp, flavorful cookies. Serve with glasses of cold milk or cups of hot cocoa!


Makes 7 dozen cookies


1 cup sugar
10 tablespoons margarine, softened
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Vanilla Frosting
Ground nutmeg or cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Beat granulated sugar and margarine in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Beat in egg whites and vanilla.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Add flour mixture to margarine mixture; mix well. Wrap dough in plastic wrap; refrigerate 3 to 4 hours.
  4. Roll dough on generously floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. (Dough will be soft.) Cut dough into shapes with 2-inch cookie cutters; place on prepared cookie sheets.
  5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets to wire racks; cool completely. Meanwhile, prepare Vanilla Frosting.
  6. Frost cookies; sprinkle with nutmeg or cinnamon.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cookie
Calories 44
Calories from Fat 28 %
Total Fat 1 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Sodium 34 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1/2

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