Sunday, February 7, 2016

Skinny Cut-Out Sugar Cookies


If you're anything like me, you're still trying to recover from the sweets bender you went on during the holidays.  But there's just something I can't resist about boxed chocolates and heart cookies on Valentine's Day. I came up with a recipe for sugar cookies that won't bust your resolution to maintain a healthier lifestyle.  This Valentine's Day, you can have your cookie and eat it too. 




Skinny Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

1 box white cake mix (You can substitute with a vanilla gluten-free cake mix.)
1/3 cup applesauce
1/2 cup light margarine
1 tsp vanilla
1tsp almond extract
1 egg white

Frosting

8 ounces fat free cream cheese
16 ounce bag of powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla or coconut extract
food coloring

Cut into your favorite shapes and bake on a greased pan at 375 degrees for 5-7 minutes.

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