Sunday, May 22, 2016
These American style cookies from Weight Watchers will be a hit with the kids, and at just 83 calories each, you can enjoy them without a hint of guilt
75g (2 3/4 oz) low-fat polyunsaturated margarine
5tbsp artificial sweetener
1 egg, beaten
1/2tsp vanilla essence or extract
Pinch of salt
175g (6 oz) self raising flour, sifted
Grated zest of 1 lemon
150g (5 1/2 oz) fresh blueberries
Weight Watchers points per cookie = 1 ½
Preheat the oven to 180ºC (fan oven 160ºC, gas mark 4) and line two baking sheets with baking parchment.
Cream together the margarine and sweetener until light and fluffy and then add the egg and vanilla extract and beat again. Add the salt, flour and lemon zest. Stir together until you have a smooth dough.
Place tablespoons of the dough on to the baking sheets, spaced well apart and shape each one into a round. Press the blueberries into the top of the cookies and bake for 12-15 mins, until golden. Cool on a wire rack.
Weight Watchers points per serving: 1 ½ Weight Watchers points per recipe: 16 ½