RECIPE: Lemon Tea Cookies

tnflowergalJune 26, 2006


Better Homes & Gardens

Lemon Tea Cookies

1/2 cup butter or margarine

3/4 c. sugar

1 tsp. finely shredded lemon peel

1 tsp. baking powder

1/4 tsp. baking soda

1 egg

1/3 c. milk

2 tsp. lemon juice

1 3/4 c. all-purpose flour

1/4 c. sugar

2 Tbs. lemon juice

In a large mixing bowl beat the butter or margarine with an electric mixer on med. to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the 3/4 cup of sugar, lemon peel, baking powder, and baking soda. Beat til combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg, milk, and 2 tsp. lemon juice till combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in reamining flour.

Drop dough by rounded teasponss 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes or till edges are lightly browned. Transfer cookies to wire rack and let cool.

Stir together 1/4 c. sugar and 2 Tbs. lemon juice; brush on cookies. Makes about 48 cookies.

** I like mine without the glaze but they aren't as lemony.

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Those sound delicious. I love lemon anything, and cookies in general, so I bet I will love these. Thanks for posting the recipe.


    Bookmark   July 3, 2006 at 12:50AM
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