Low-Protein RecipesVanilla Sugar Cookies

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Vanilla Sugar Cookies

There's always time for cookies! These sweet treats are quick to make, quick to bake, and sure to disappear quickly.

  • Serving size: 1 cookie
  • PROTEIN per serving: 0.1 g*
  • CALORIES per serving: 76
  • Total FAT per serving: 2 g
  • Total CARBS per serving: 11 g
  • # of servings: 36
  • Time to prepare: 30 min

*Protein amount may differ depending on the brands that are used.



  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ⅓ cup margarine, softened
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 2 cups low-protein baking mix
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt


  • 1Preheat your oven to 375°F
  • 2In a medium bowl, mix the shortening, margarine, and both sugars until well blended.
  • 3Add the pudding mix and vanilla extract, and mix well.
  • 4Gradually add water as you continue mixing.
  • 5Stir in the low-protein baking mix, baking powder, and salt, and thoroughly combine.
  • 6Using clean hands, shape the dough into small walnut-size balls, and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 7Flatten with a fork or spoon to make cookies into disc shapes.
  • 8Bake for 12 minutes. Let cool before serving.

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