Lemon Drop Cookies

No one will guess that these are low-fat cookies.

from Light & Tasty | April/May 2006

Quick look

  • prep 20 min    cook 10 min
  • Yield 3 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice

    How to make it  30 minutes

  • 1

    In a small mixing bowl, beat eggs until frothy. Beat in the sugar, lemon peel and extract. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to sugar mixture.

  • 2

    Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 325°F for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on baking sheets before removing.

  • 3

    For glaze, in a small bowl, combine confectioners’ sugar and enough of the lemon juice to achieve desired consistency; drizzle over the cookies.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 107
  • Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 17mg
  • Carbs: 24g
  • Protein: 1g

Diabetic exchange: 1 1/2 starch