Cream Cheese Cookies - Quick and Hearty

Course : Cookies
Serves: 15
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1/4 cup vegetable shortening
1/4 cup low-fat cream cheese -- softened
1 tablespoon fructose
1 large egg substitute equivalent
1 tablespoon water
1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 dash salt -- optional

Preparation / Directions:

In a food processor, combine shortening, cream cheese, and fructose; mix until creamy in texture. Add the egg substitute and water; mix thoroughly. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt (if desired) together and add to creamed mixture; blend well. Shape into a roll about 1and1/2 inches in diameter and refrigerate overnight. Cut into 1and1/2-inch slices and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until the tops are golden brown. Remove cookies from the oven, and let them cool on racks.


Nutritional Information:

66 Calories (kcal); 3g Total Fat; (48% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 34mg Sodium

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