lemon cream filled sandwich cookies

Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

these came from my mom's recipe collection these are some of the best cookies


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Serves:

a few

Prep:

1 Hr 20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2
eggs
1 tsp
lemon extract
2 tsp
lemon juice
2 tsp
lemon zest, grated, fresh
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
3 c
all purpose flour
1 c
powdered sugar

FOR THE FILLING

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
2 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
1 tsp
lemon zest, grated
3 c
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375.
2
In a mixing bowl, cream together butter, sugar for 3 minutes. Add in vanilla, eggs, extract, juice and zest, beat for 1 minute.
3
Next place the remaining ingredients into mixing bowl and blend well. If dough is slightly sticky you may want to add in a 1/4 cup more flour.
4
Let dough chill while you mix the filling. For the filling heat the cream cheese until smooth. Add in remaining ingredients and beat well.
5
Place filling in covered container, chill for 1 hour. Roll dough into balls and flatten.
6
Bake for 9-11 minutes. Cool on a wire rack completely before filling and sandwiching.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids