Healthier Sugar Cookies (With a Hint of Orange Flavor)

Healthy Eats has a recipe for sugar cookies that is a healthier version.


  • 4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Sprinkles

Mix together first 3 dry ingredients.  Use a mixer to mix oil, orange juice, eggs, and vanilla on low speed.  Slowly add dry mixture and mix until dough forms and pulls away from the edge of the bowl.  Cover and chill dough in fridge for 1-2 hours.

Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness.  Cut out with cookie cutters.  Top with sprinkles.  Bake on greased cookie sheets at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until edges are brown.  Let cool for 10 minutes.


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