These Best Ever Snickerdoodles taste so much like the originals but are so much healthier!
1/2 cup margarine, soft
1/2 cup cup soy flour, sifted
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup wheat flour, whole-grain
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Mix margarine on high speed for 30 seconds. Add soy flour, all-purpose flour, 1 cup sugar, egg, vanilla, baking soda and baking powder. Beat together. Beat in the whole wheat flour.
Chill dough for 1 hour. Shape into 1-inch balls. Roll the balls in sugar-cinnamon mixture and place on a greased cookie sheet. Bake in 375 degrees oven for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
Recipe makes 40 servings.
Serving size: 1 cookie
Calories: 59.6; Total Fat: 2.7g; Cholesterol: 5mg; Sodium: 45mg
A Byte of Snickerdoodle History
According to the book, "The Joy of Cooking", the snickerdoodle is likely to have originated in Germany in days of old. Their Germans have a cookie similar to the snickerdoodle. It is a flat cookie featuring the delicious sugar and cinnamon coating snickerdoodle lovers so enjoy.
It is thought that the word snickerdoodle derived from the German word "schneckennudeln," the name for their version of the same cookie. However, food history buffs say that since there are many recipes of old similar to the snickerdoodle, it is quite impossible to pinpoint the exact time in history these favorite cookies were born.
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