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Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies

No recipe image available.Delicious whole wheat sugar and spice cookies with a zesty kiss of orange flavor.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 large egg
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl cream 1 cup sugar and butter; add egg.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and orange peel. Add to creamed mixture along with milk and vanilla.
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten slightly and sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until brown.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.