Lemon Snowdrops

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

These are a crunchy butter cookie with lemon filling..



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Serves:

4 doz

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
lemon extract
2 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt

LEMON BUTTER FILLING

1
egg, lightly beaten
2/3 c
sugar
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
grated peel of 1 lemon
4 1/2 tsp
butter, sofened
additional confectioners' sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in extract. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
2
Roll teaspoonfuls of dough into balls. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten slightly.

Bake at 350 for 10 - 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
3
Meanwhile, for filling, combine the egg, sugar, lemon juice, peel and butter in a heavy saucepan. Cook and stir until thickened and a thermometer reads 160 degree, about 20 minutes. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until completely cooled.
4
Spread lemon filling on the bottoms of half the cookies; top with remaining cookies and dust with confectioners' sugar..Store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtag: #lemon