Whole-Wheat Sugar Cookies


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


  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Stir together whole-wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg.
  3. Beat butter in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium to high speed 1 minute. Add granulated sugar; beat mixture until combined. Add egg, orange peel and vanilla; beat until well combined.
  4. Stir in flour mixture and milk just until combined.
  5. Combine topping ingredients in a pie plate.
  6. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly with bottom of a glass dipped in topping mixture.
  7. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.

Recipe courtesy of KansasWheat.com

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 74
  • Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 13mg
  • Sodium 59mg
  • Carbohydrate 12g
  • Fiber 1g