I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! Cookies

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! Cookies

Category: Better-For-You* Desserts Entertaining

  • Makes 3 dozen

  • Prep Time 20 min

  • Cook Time 10 min


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon

  • Grated peel of 1 lemon

  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda

  • 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar

  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt

  • 1 cup I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® All Purpose Sticks

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided

  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder


  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Combine flour, cinnamon, lemon peel, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt in medium bowl with wire whisk; set aside.

  • Beat I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® All Purpose Sticks, 1/2 cup granulated sugar and confectioners sugar until light and fluffy, scraping down sides occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla just until combined. Slowly beat in flour mixture.

  • Evenly roll dough into 36 egg-shaped ovals. Arrange on ungreased baking sheets, 2-inches apart. Bake 10 minutes or until lightly golden on bottoms. Cool sheets 2 minutes on wire rack, remove cookies from sheets.

  • Combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar with cocoa powder; sprinkle over cookies. Serve immediately or cool completely.

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