Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Lemon Lover's cookies

Lemon Cookies:
3/4 cup butter, softened
3 T sugar
2 t lemon juice
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 t grated lemon peel

In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 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-inch roll; wrap in plastic wrap. Refridgerate for one hour or until firm. Unwrap and cut into 1/4-inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool completely on pans on wire racks.

Lemon Frosting:
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
2 t lemon juice
1 t grated lemon peel

In a small bowl, beat butter until fluffy. Add the powdered 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.


Lady Bug⨸ said...

please put up recipe those where so good !~

Pamela said...

They look great! I'd love to see a recipe, too.

Nora said...

I put the recipe on just for you guys!

Thanks for looking at my blog!