Easter is right around the corner, which can mean lots of sugary treats that could break your diet. If you're looking to have a healthier option this Easter that still satisfies your sweet tooth then you absolutely must try this recipe for low fat, flavorful Easter cookies.

There are only 65 calories in this recipe, which will delight anyone shedding off the pounds. While this recipe does call for butter, it contains far less than other sugar cookie recipes and the fat found in this recipe is half than other Easter cookies. However, the butter can be replaced with healthier options if you wish.

Low fat & full of flavor -Easter Cookies | BeLiteWeight | Weight Loss RecipesHere is the ingredient list:

  • Five tablespoons of butter, softened
  • 3/4 cups of sugar or sugar alternative
  • One large egg
  • One teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 2/3 cups of flour, all purpose
  • One tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt

And there are the instruction for baking these delightful sugar Easter cookies.

  • Either using a mixer or manually, beat together the sugar and butter until it creates a creamy consistency. Next, add in the vanilla extract and egg, mixing well. Set aside.
  • Using a separate mixing bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, and salt all together. Now, pour in the bowl into the bowl of mixed sugar and butter until it starts to create a dough. Let dough set in fridge while wrapped up in plastic wrap for about two hours.
  • When dough is ready, preheat oven to 350 F. Roll out the dough and use Easter themed cookie cutter to create shapes in the dough. Use all of the dough.
  • Put parchment paper on a baking sheet and places cookies on sheet about one inch apart from one another. Let bake for ten to twelve minutes or until edges are a nice golden color.

Afterward, sprinkles and frosting can be added once the cookies have cooled.