Lemon Lover's Cookies

Lemon Lover's Cookies
Lemon Lover's Cookies

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • Ingredients

  • 3/4

    * 3/4 cup butter, softened

  • 3

    * 3 tablespoons sugar

  • 2

    * 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 1

    * 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/2

    * 1/2 cup cornstarch

  • 1

    * 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

  • *

  • LEMON FROSTING:

  • 1/4

    * 1/4 cup butter, softened

  • 1

    * 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • 2

    * 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 1

    * 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

  • *

  • GARNISH:

  • * Additional grated lemon peel, optional

Directions

Directions * In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in lemon juice. Combine the flour, cornstarch and lemon peel; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. * Shape into a 1-1/2-in. roll; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. * Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Gently remove to wire racks to cool completely. * In a small bowl, beat butter until fluffy. Add the confectioners’ sugar, lemon juice and peel; beat until smooth. Spread over cooled cookies; sprinkle with additional lemon peel if desired. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 2 dozen.

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