Hint-of-Herb Butter Cookies

Hint-of-Herb Butter Cookies

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

By topping these buttery slices with an assortment of fresh herb leaves and seeds, you can create a cookie jar full of unique treats.

Ingredients 48 servings

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  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Fresh lavender, tarragon, lemon verbena, mint, thyme and/or herb seeds (such as anise, fennel, sesame, or poppy)

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  1. In a medium bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar; beat until combined. Add egg; beat until combined. Beat in flour, baking powder and salt. Divide dough in half.
  2. Shape each half of the dough into a 12-inch-long rope. Wrap and freeze about 4 hours or until firm.
  3. Preheat oven to 325°F. Unwrap dough; carefully slice the frozen dough into ½-inch-thick slices. Place the slices, cut sides up, on a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. Top with desired herb or seeds; press in gently, if necessary.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets; cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 serving
  • Per serving: 48 calories; 2 g fat(1 g sat); 7 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 10 mg cholesterol; 33 mg sodium;
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ fat, ½ other carbohydrate

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