Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Cappuccino Crinkles

1/3 cup butter or margarine
1C packed brown sugar
2/3 C unsweetened cocoa powder
1T instant coffee granules
1t baking baking soda
1t ground cinnamon
2 egg whites
1/3 C low-fat vanilla yogurt
1 1/2 C all-purpose flour
1/4 C granulated sugar

1. In large mixing bowl beat the butter or margarine with an electirc miser on medium to high speed about 30 seconds or till softened. Add the brown sugar, cocoa powder, coffee granules, baking soda, and cinnamon. Beat till combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in the egg whites and yogurt till combined. beat in as much of the flour as you can with the miser. Stir in remaining flour.

2. Place the granulated sugar in a small bowl. Drop dough by a teaspoon into sugar and roll into balls. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookoie sheet. Bake in a 350* oven for 8 to 10 minutes till edges are firm. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool. Makes about 40 cookies.

Nutrition Facts per cookie: 60 cal., 2g total fat, 4 mg chol., 52 mg sodium, 10g carbo., 0 g fiber, 1g pro.
MERRY CHRISTMAS TIME!

I'm making these for a Cookie Swap on Sunday, and let me tell you, they are YUMMY!
I'm contemplating substituting peppermint for cinnamon, but I also hate to mess with a recipe...

We shall see. Maybe I'll do TWO batches! :D
December is a time of anticipation and waiting.
Let your Excitement GROW!

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