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 equally

2 Tablespoons lemon juice        
1 teaspoon vanilla        
Additional sugar
1 cup powdered sugar


Pan: parchment covered cookie sheet

Oven: 375

Time:  10 to 12 minutes until brown around the edges


  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl:  Set aside

  2. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixed on medium speed until light and fluffy.

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

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

  5. Cover and refrigerate at least 15 minutes

  6. Preheat oven to 375'

  7. Using 1 1/4 inch scoop (35 mm) scoop and drop dough onto parchment covered baking sheet about 1 1/2 inches apart

  8. Flatten dough until 2 inches diameter with bottom of small pink glass that has been dipped in additional sugar.

  9. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are just set and edges are golden brown. 

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

  11. Cool completely.

Lemon Drizzle

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

  2. Let stand until drizzle is set. 

Makes about 36 2 3/4 cookies


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