These crispy little cookies have just 1 gram of fat per serving. Enjoy them when you want a little something sweet.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

40 mins
1 hr
1 min
10 mins at 350° per batch
30 mins
About 44 cookies


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  • Allow butter and egg yolk to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.

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  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the softened butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add 2/3 cup sugar; beat about 5 minutes or until well-combined and very fluffy, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Add egg yolk, cardamom, baking soda and salt. Beat until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can; stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Cover and chill dough about 1 hour or until easy to handle.

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  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in a 350 degree F oven about 10 minutes or until edges are just set and bottoms are very lightly browned. Let cookies cool on sheets for 1 minute. Transfer to wire racks; cool completely. Gently dip cookies in 1/2 cup extra-fine sugar, turning to coat all sides. Makes about 44 cookies.

Nutrition Facts

76 calories; total fat 1g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fatg; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 16mg; sodium 52mg; potassium 7mg; carbohydrates 8g; fiberg; sugar 4g; protein 1g; vitamin a 146IU; vitamin cmg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folate 12mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calciummg; ironmg.