Lemon Meltaways

Cassie * Recipe

By Cassie * 1lovetocook1x

These cookies are melt in your mouth good. One of my favorites.


I believe this recipe came from one of my TOH magazines.


Recipe Rating:
 5 Ratings
Serves:
about 5 dozen
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter, softened
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1/3 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
lemon juice
1 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
cornstarch
FROSTING
1/4 c
butter, softened
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3/4 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
grated lemon peel
1 - 3
drops yellow food coloring, optional
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy; beat in lemon juice. Combine flour and cornstarch; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Shape into two 8-in. rolls; wrap each roll in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
2
Unwrap and cut into 1/4-inch slices. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-12 minutes or until the cookies are firm to the touch. Remove to wire racks to cool.
3
For frosting, in a small bowl, beat the butter and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Stir in the lemon juice, lemon peel and food coloring. Frost cooled cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtag: #lemon
  • Comments

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    Gina Mindock JungleLoveMama - Feb 19, 2013
    Wow these look fantastic. Cannot wait to try. I will let you know how they come out. thanks for the recipe!
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    Stephanie Dodd skeen - Feb 19, 2013
    Pinched! look and sound delish; I am a lemon lover!!
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    Cassie * 1lovetocook1x - Feb 19, 2013
    Thanks Gina...They are so good, I hope you like them..and yes, let me know how they come out for you..Cass
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    Cassie * 1lovetocook1x - Feb 19, 2013
    Stephanie..I love lemon also..sadly though I am the only one in my family that cares for lemon...so when I make anything lemon, I share with my mom.

    I have a delicious lemon cream puff recipe I am making again soon..will share it also...thanks for pinching...Cass
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    Stephanie Dodd skeen - Feb 19, 2013
    OMG; lemon cream puffs; now that sounds difficult but delish!!!!