Lemon Caraway Seed Cookies

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Serves: Makes about 3 dozen cookies.
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2 c all purpose flour
pinch of salt
1/2 c butter cut into pieces
1 1/4 c sugar
2 Tbsp lemon juice, fresh
1 Tbsp lemon zest, grated
1 egg, beaten
2 Tbsp caraway or poppy seeds
raw sugar for sprinkling (optional)
lemon glaze

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Annamaria Settanni McDonald Recipe
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Brooklyn, OH (pop. 11,169)
Member Since Aug 2010
Annamaria's notes for this recipe:
I tried this recipe that I found on the internet. They were delicious! I've made some other cookies before with caraway cookies from the Food Network and didn't like them. But this recipe that I found from a fellow blogger were delicious! Caraway seeds provide such a great fragrance in cookies. You can also add poppy seeds to this recipe instead of caraway seeds. The finished product cookies and recipe is from www.naphtalimurphy.blogspot.com, the rest our mine from the procedure for these pictures. My finished product cookie picture were too blurry. Enjoy!
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Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl. With a pastry cutter, cut butter pieces into dry ingredients until it resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest.
Add the egg and the Caraway Seeds or Poppy Seeds into dough. Knead dough and bring together to form a soft dough.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out the cookie dough thinly and then cut out rounds (about 36). You can flour a rim of a glass and cut the pieces if you don't have a circular cookie or biscuit cutter.
Transfer the cookies to the cookie sheets, brush lightly with a beaten egg and sprinkle with raw sugar. Optional but it does provide a crunch and sweetness.
Bake in a preheated oven at 325 degrees for 10-15 minutes, until cookies are crisp and lightly golden in color. Cool and enjoy!

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user Anna Sciancalepore Antoniello CiaoBella - Jul 19, 2011
I love the flavor of caraway seeds. "saved" :D Annamaria, where do you add in the lemon?
user Vanessa "Nikita" Milare Kitkat777 - Jul 19, 2011
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user FREDA GABLE cookin4me - Jul 19, 2011
Look Wonderful Did Yours Look as Good??
I enjoy a light crispy cookie.
I also am wondering where the Lemom came into Play??
I see non listed in the Ingredients, just as Anna.
user Annamaria Settanni McDonald ArtByASM - Jul 19, 2011
Yes mine came out as good. I added the lemon to this recipe and they did turn out just as good looking. Even a lemon glaze on these cookies are good as well.
user FREDA GABLE cookin4me - Jul 19, 2011
Ok, Thank You for Adding in the Lemon, (editing)
It was a Mystery Cookie as to where did the LEMON come into play, as it was omited for some reason.. . Mystery Solved!!!!

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