Lemon Pressed Cookies (1950)

Karla Everett

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Here is another pressed cookie recipe that my Grandma Rose clipped from the news papers and magazines from 1934 - 1950's and this is one of them recipes dated Dec. 1950

Posted by a lady named : Mrs. Jule Tassoul, Casco, Wis. 1950


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Ingredients

1 c
vegetable shortening
1/2 c
white sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1
egg , well beaten
1 tsp
grated lemon rind
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 1/2 c
sifted enriched flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
baking soda

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream shortening and the sugars. Add eggs and the lemon rind. Beat until light and fluffy. Add lemon juice, blend thoroughly.
2
Sift together the dry ingredients and gradually add to the shortening mixture , blend thoroughly.
3
Fill cookie press. Form dough on unoiled cookie sheet.
BAKE in a moderate oven 375° for 8-10 minutes. yields: 7 dozen assorted cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #lemon, #spritz, #pressed