Lemon Gems

Sheri Mullins

By
@shlymu64

This is a lemony cookie that looks great in a holiday cookie tray. I got it from the Taste of Home magazine.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
28
Prep:
3 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
grated lemon peel
1 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
cornstarch
1/4 c
colored nonpareils

LEMON ICING

1 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 tsp
grated lemon peel

Step-By-Step

1In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in lemon peel.

2Combine flour and cornstarch; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

3Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.

4Shape into 1-3/4 inch diameter roll; roll in non-pareils. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until firm.

5Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Unwrap and cut into 1/4 inch slices. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 9-11 minutes or until set and edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute before removing to wire racks.

6In a small bowl, combine icing ingredients; spread over cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #lemon, #cookie