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Cookie Cut-Outs

Soft, puffy cookies that are sure to please the child in each of us!

Makes:  6 dozen cut outs

1 cup soft-tub vegetable margarine
1½ cups sugar
1 cup nonfat plain or vanilla yogurt
½ cup frozen egg substitute, thawed or 4 large egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon almond extract
5 cups all-purpose flour
2½ teaspoons baking powder
1¼ teaspoons baking soda

Cream the margarine and sugar, add yogurt and egg substitute.  Mix well.  Add flavoring; gradually add dry ingredients to the batter.  Mix well working in the flour.  Chill thoroughly.

Roll dough ¼" thick on very lightly floured board.  Use minimum of flour.  Sprinkle with colored sugar, raisins, snowflake, cinnamon or sequin decors and bake.  Cookies can also be baked plain and decorated with icing when cooled.  Oven: 375oF.  Time: 6-8 minutes

Nutrient Analysis: 1 cookie;  62 Calories, 1.5 g Fat, 0 g Cholesterol, 102 mg Sodium

Exchange: 1 fruit