Stir and Drop Sugar Cookies II

Delicate brown sugar cookies. If you use self-rising flour, omit baking powder and salt.

Original recipe makes 4 dozen


3 egg whites
2/3 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon lemon zest
3/4 cup white sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  2. Beat egg whites with fork. Stir in vegetable oil, vanilla, and lemon rind. Blend in sugar until mixture thickens.
  3. Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting. Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt; blend into egg mixture. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Flatten with oiled bottom of glass dipped in sugar.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until a delicate brown. Remove from baking sheet immediately.


Calories: 119 kcal
Carbohydrates: 14.4 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 6.2 g
Fiber: 0.3 g
Protein: 1.5 g
Sodium: 96 mg