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Holiday Honey CutoutsMerry Christmas Wish

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas

Holiday Honey Cutouts are a very traditional cookie that goes a bit more natural with the use of honey instead of all the sugar. Reduced fat margarine and egg substitute cut fat.


1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/3 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup honey
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 cup egg substitute
2 3/4 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup powdered sugar
3 teaspoons water & Food coloring

Recipe Directions

Christmas Cookies Heat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a nonstick baking sheet with cooking spray. Combine powdered sugar, butter, honey, almond extract and egg substitute in a large bowl and cream together. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl. Gradually add the flour mixture and mix well.

Place dough on a floured surface and roll to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into holiday shapes with cookie cutters. Place cookies 1 inch apart on baking sheet. Re-roll scraps of dough and repeat until all dough has been used. Bake 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove cookies from baking sheet and cool on a wire rack.

Combine frosting ingredients and mix well. Add small amounts of water to thin for drizzling or powdered sugar to thicken for an icing bag. Decorate cookies when cooled.

Nutrition Notes

*Recipe yield and nutritional information may vary depending on size and shape of cookie cutters used. The nutritional analysis below was calculated based on a 48 cookie yield and 3 cookies per serving.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes approx. 4 dozen
Serving Size: 3 cookies
Calories: 179; Total Fat: 2 grams; Saturated Fat: trace; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 198 mg; Carbohydrates: 38 grams; Protein: 3 grams; Fiber: 1 gram

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