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Low Protein Sugar Cookies

Get your cookie cutters ready because this recipe is for any celebration! Whip this dough up and roll it out into festive shapes to celebrate all of your favorite holidays like Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Hanukkah, or Christmas.

Ingredients:

  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine (room temp.)
  • 50 grams (1/4 cup) granulated sugar
  • 175 grams (about 1 1/2 cups) Loprofin Baking Mix, plus 1-2 Tbsp for rolling out dough
  • 2-3 Tbsp cold water
  • Powdered sugar, for decorating

Optional Flavorings (add one or more in step 2):

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla or almond extract
  • Zest of 1/2 of a lemon or orange
  • 1 tsp cinnamon or ground ginger

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Place the butter or margarine and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.
  3. Stir in the Loprofin Baking Mix and any of the optional flavorings.
  4. Using one hand, squeeze the mixture until it comes together, adding sufficient water to made a manageable ball of well-mixed dough.
  5. Lightly dust your surface with Loprofin Mix. Roll out the dough to about 1/4-inch thickness.
  6. Cut the dough into shapes using a cookie cutter and place onto a lightly greased baking tray.
  7. Bake at 300°F for 20-25 minutes until pale golden brown.
  8. Remove cookies from baking tray while still warm and cool on a wire rack.
  9. Once cooled, dust with powdered sugar or mix together a quick glaze of powdered sugar and water to drizzle over the top.

Makes 12 cookies

 

Nutritional Information Per Recipe Per Cookie
Calories 1630* 136*
Protein 1.6 g 0.13 g
Phenylalanine 63 mg 5 mg
Leucine 106 mg 9 mg
Tyrosine 50 mg 4 mg

*Calories listed are for undecorated cookies. Topping cookies with powdered sugar or glaze will increase calories.