Lemon Meltaways

Photo by Kim F.
Adapted from myrecipes.com

PREP TIME

30

minutes

TOTAL TIME

120

minutes

SERVINGS

3.5

dozen

PREP TIME

30

minutes

TOTAL TIME

120

minutes

SERVINGS

3.5

servings

Adapted from myrecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 3/4

    cup + 2 tbsp butter, softened

  • 1 1/2

    cups powdered sugar, divided

  • zest of one lemon

  • 2

    tbsp fresh lemon juice

  • 1 1/2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/4

    cup cornstarch

  • 1/4

    tsp table salt

  • Parchment paper and/or waxed paper

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350F. Beat butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric mixer until creamy. Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar; beat at medium speed until light and fluffy. Stir in zest and juice. Whisk together flour and next 2 ingredients. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating at low speed just until blended. Cover and chill 1 hour. 2. Drop dough by level spoonfuls 2 inches apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets, using a 1-inch cookie scoop. 3. Bake at 350F for 13 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool on baking sheets 5 minutes. 4. Toss together warm cookies and remaining 1 cup powdered sugar in a small bowl and put on waxed paper till cookies are cooled then toss again into bowl of powdered sugar. Place in plastic container.

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