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RECIPE: Lemon Tea Cookies

Posted by tnflowergal (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 26, 06 at 16:58

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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RE: RECIPE: Lemon Tea Cookies

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


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