Double Lemon Delights
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
¾ cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons grated lemon peel, divided
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup candied sugar
1 cup powdered sugar
Pan: Cookie sheet – greased
Time: 10 to 12 minutes until brown around the edges
Makes about 21 dozen (4”
Combine flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl:
Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixed on medium
speed until light and fluffy.
Beat in egg, l tablespoon lemon peel and vanilla until
Beat in flour mixture on low speed until blended.
Drop dough by level ¼ cupfuls onto ungreased cookie
sheets, spacing 3” apart.
Flatten dough until 3 inches diameter with bottom of
glass that has been dipped in additional sugar.
Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until cookies are just set and
edges are golden brown.
Cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes, transfer to wire
Combine powdered sugar, lemon juice and remaining 1
tablespoon lemon peel in small bowl; drizzle mixture over cookies.
Let stand until icing is set.