Tasty shortbread cookies made with reduced calorie margarine and sugar subsitute. Butter flavoring replaces real butter so they have that wonderful buttery taste shortbread is known for.
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon double-acting baking powder
1/4 cup reduced calorie margarine
2 teaspoons butter flavoring
6 tablespoons fructose, or sugar substitute
Preheat oven to 375-degrees. In a small bowl, combine flour and baking powder.
Add remaining ingredients and blend well with a fork to form a dough. Work dough into a ball with your hands. Divide into 24 pieces and roll each into a ball.
Place on a nonstick cookie sheet. Flatten each cookie, using the bottom of a glass.
Bake for ten minutes until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to a rack to cool.
Serving Size: 1 shortbread
Calories: 141; Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 0g; Carbohydrates: 18g; Protein: 3g; Sodium: 191mg
Exchange: 1 bread, 1-1/2 fat; **Add 24 calories if sugar or fructose is used as sweetener.