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Orange Sweetheart Cookies

3
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
24
Difficulty
Easy
These little cookies can be cut into whatever shape you choose—try hearts for Valentines day. Dust them with icing sugar to decorate.

Ingredients

reduced-calorie margarine

125 gm

dark brown sugar

125 gm

egg(s)

1 large

baking powder

1 tsp

orange zest

3 Tbsp

unsweetened orange juice

2 Tbsp

vanilla extract

1 tsp

white all-purpose flour

250 gm

Instructions

  1. Mix the first seven ingredients together and beat with an electric whisk or whisk until fluffy.
  2. Stir in the flour until well mixed and then chill mixture for up to 2 hours, until firm.
  3. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 6/200ºC/400ºF and line two baking trays with wax paper.
  4. Roll pat out the dough on to a floured surface and then cut into shapes and to the baking tray with a palette knife.
  5. Bake for 6 to 10 mins, golden around the edges and then cool on a rack before decorating.

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