Acorn Squash Cookies – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe


(makes 24 cookies)

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Acorn Squash Cookies
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3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

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1/4 cup margarine, softened

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3/4 cup mashed, cooked acorn squash

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1 egg

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1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour

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1/2 tsp. baking powder

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1/4 tsp. baking soda

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1/2 tsp cinnamon

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1/4 tsp salt

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1/8 tsp. nutmeg

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1. Preheat oven to 350º.
2. Cream sugar and margarine at medium speed until light and fluffy.
3. Add mashed squash and egg; beat well.
4. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Then add dry ingredients to the squash mixture, mixing well.
5. Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
6. Bake at 350º for 15-18 minutes. Makes 20-25 cake-like cookies.


Serving Size: 1 cookie (28 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount per serving
Calories 101
Calories from fat 53
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 118 mg
Total Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 7 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%

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