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This cookie is not only delicious, but fun for the whole family to make together.
1 cup Smart Balance® Blended Butter Sticks, softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup pecans, toasted and finely chopped
1 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons Smart Balance® Fat Free Milk and Omega-3s
food coloring (color of your choice!)
Put Smart Balance® Blended Butter Sticks and granulated sugar into the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix on medium-high speed until pale and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes.
Mix in vanilla.
Reduce speed to low, and gradually mix in flour, salt and pecans.
Wrap in plastic, and refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 325°F.
Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls, and space 2 inches apart on parchment-lined baking sheets.
Press thumb into center of each cookie.
Bake 10 minutes.
Remove from oven; press centers with the end of a wooden spoon.
Bake until golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes.
Let cool completely on sheets.
Stir together confectioners’ sugar and Smart Balance® Low Fat Milk and Omega-3s.
Tint with food coloring.
Fill centers with icing.
Let set overnight.
Cookies can be stored in airtight containers up to 1 week.
4 dozen cookies
Nutrition per serving (1 cookie)
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fatty Acid 0g
Poly Fat 1g
Mono Fat 2g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 4g