Italian "S" Cookies
all purpose flour
butter, room temperature
1 1/2 c
3 to 4 Tbsp
1Combine softened butter and sugar till light and fluffy
2Add eggs one at time, mixing well after each egg.
3Add lemon extract
4Combine flour and baking powder. Add to butter mixture and mix well.
5Pinch about an 1 inch of dough and between your hands roll dough into a 3 inch log. Shape into an S
6Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350' for 7 to 8 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
7Make a simple glaze with powdered sugar, lemon extract and milk. Dip top of cookies in glaze and let dry on rack.
Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin Joannebl - Mar 10, 2011
Denise, these sound great. I think I will add them to my Christmas Cookie list. Thanks.
denise hagar grandmaX2 - Mar 11, 2011
They are also great for easter, put a little food coloring in the glaze, very pretty.
Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin Joannebl - Mar 11, 2011
Annamaria Settanni McDonald ArtByASM - Mar 13, 2011
Thank you, I was looking for the "S" cookie recipe for years. I grew up on these but didn't ever get the recipe.