Lemon Sugar Cookies Recipe

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cookie
    • Calories: 65
    • Fat: 2g
    • Saturated Fat: 0
    • Cholesterol: 5mg
    • Sodium: 76mg
    • Carbohydrates: 11g
    • Fiber: 0
    • Protein: 1g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Lemon Sugar Cookies Recipe

At just 65 calories per cookie, you can have two of these sweet treats for the same number of calories as a single chocolate chip Toll House cookie.


    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup whole wheat flour
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup low fat lemon yogurt
    • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
    • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
    • 1/3 cup canola oil
    • 1/2 tsp finely grated lemon zest
    • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice


    • 1. Preheat oven to 375°. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
    • 2. In a medium bowl, combine flours, baking soda, baking powder and salt; set aside.
    • 3. In a large bowl, combine sugar, yogurt, egg, egg whites, oil, lemon zest and lemon juice and stir until well blended. Add dry ingredients and stir until combined.
    • 4. Drop by teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, on prepared baking sheets. Bake for 9 to 12 minutes, or until edges are slightly brown. Cool for 1 minute; transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Yield: 48 cookies

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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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