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Sunny Cocoa Drop Cookies

Author/Submitted by: Tampa Tribune
Servings: 48
Categories: Chocolate / Christmas / Cookies / Desserts / Low-Fat/Low-Cal

1/2  cup  Light margarine
2/3  cup  Granulated sugar
2/3  cup  Low-fat sour cream
1  teaspoon  Vanilla extract
1    Egg white
1/4  teaspoon  Orange peel, freshly grated
1 3/4  cups  All-purpose flour
3  tablespoons  Cocoa
1  teaspoon  Baking soda
1/2  teaspoon  Baking powder

1  tablespoon  Light margarine
2  tablespoons  Water
1/2  teaspoon  Vanilla extract
1  tablespoon  Cocoa
1/2  cup  Powdered sugar

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray cookie sheet with ligh vegetable cooking spray. In large mixer bowl, beat corn oil spread and granulated sugar on medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add sour cream, vanilla, egg white and orange peel; beat until well blended. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Drizzle glaze (below) over cookies. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

2. Cocoa Glaze: In small saucepan over low heat, melt spread. Stir in water and cocoa. Cook, stirring constantly, until thick. Do not boil. Remove from heat; gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla, beating until of drizzling consistency.

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