Lemon Delights


Double Lemon Delights

2 cups all-purpose flour
teaspoon baking powder
teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
cup granulated sugar
2 eggs 
2 tablespoons grated lemon peel, divided         
1 teaspoon vanilla        
1 cup candied sugar     
Additional sugar
1 cup powdered sugar


Pan: Cookie sheet greased

Oven: 375

Time:  10 to 12 minutes until brown around the edges


  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl:  Set aside           
    Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixed on medium speed until light and fluffy.

  2. Beat in egg, l tablespoon lemon peel and vanilla until well blended. 

  3. Beat in flour mixture on low speed until blended.

  4. Drop dough by level cupfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets, spacing 3 apart. 

  5. Flatten dough until 3 inches diameter with bottom of glass that has been dipped in additional sugar.

  6. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until cookies are just set and edges are golden brown. 

  7. Cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes, transfer to wire racks.

  8. Cool completely.

  9. Combine powdered sugar, lemon juice and remaining 1 tablespoon lemon peel in small bowl; drizzle mixture over cookies. 

  10. Let stand until icing is set. 

Makes about 21 dozen (4 cookies).


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