Lemon Cream Cookies Recipe

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Lemon Cream Cookies

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Ingredients

1/2 c
almonds, blanched and slivered
1/2 c
sugar
2
lemons
1/2 c
dark brown sugar, firmly packed
2 large
eggs
1 c
heavy cream
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350.

2Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or butter them.

3Place almonds on baking sheet or pie plate and toast them in preheated oven for about 4 minutes or just until they are crisp and faintly colored.

4Set almonds aside to cool.

5Leave oven on.

6Place sugar in food processor fitted with steel blade.

7Remove zest from lemons with a citrus zester.

8Process zest and sugar until zest is grated, about 1 minute.

9Add brown sugar, eggs and cream and process until very well mixed, 30 to 45 seconds.

10Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of the batter on the prepared cookie sheets, leaving 1 1/2 inches between cookies, then sprinkle the top of each cookie with 2 or 3 pieces of toasted slivered almonds.

11Bake in center of oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until cookies are golden brown.

12Transfer cookies to racks to cool.

13Store in airtight containers for up to 3 days; the cookies can be frozen for up to 2 months.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy