Recipe by Karen Bevers, Diet Counselor at Camp Shane CA

The vacation season is in full swing – and with it the entire temptations of our favourite vacation desserts. These treats are sometimes full of a lot of sugar, excessive in fats, and are simple to by accident overindulge in.

As we speak we’re sharing a more healthy different to a vacation favourite – Sugar Cookies! These cookies use a minimal quantity of butter – making them a decrease in fats selection. They’re additionally full of complete wheat flour – and increase extra vitamins than most sugar cookies.

Entire Wheat Sugar Cookies

This recipe yields 24 (3”) cookies


1 cups flour

1/2 cup complete wheat flour

Healthy Holiday Treat - Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies

¼ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon baking soda

4 oz unsalted butter, softened

1/3 cup granulated sugar

1/3 cup gentle brown sugar

1 egg white

1 ¼ teaspoons pure vanilla extract

¼ teaspoon pure almond extract


  1. Whisk collectively flours, salt & baking soda in a medium bowl.
  2. Beat butter and sugars collectively in a separate medium bowl till gentle and fluffy. Scrape down sides of bowl earlier than including egg white, vanilla & almond extracts – beat till mixed.
  3. Progressively add flour combination to sugars. Cowl bowl with plastic wrap, and chill for at the very least 4 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 325 levels Fahrenheit. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  5. Mud a piece floor with flour. Place chilled dough onto work floor. Roll dough out to a ¼ inch thickness and use cookie cutters to chop shapes into dough. Switch these to baking sheets.
  6. Bake cookies for 12 minutes or till absolutely cooked. Take away cookies from oven and funky for five minutes. Switch the cookies to a wire rack to chill utterly.


100 energy per cookie

Fats: 4 g

Carbs: 20 g

Protein: 1 g




Healthy Holiday Treat - Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies

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