Lemon Thin Cookies (almost as good as the one's Nabisco use to make)

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Serves: recipe says it makes 48 cookies, hmmmm?
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Cooking Method: Bake


2 eggs
2/3 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 tsp grated lemon rind
6 Tbsp butter
2/3 c all purpose flour

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Ann Dotson Recipe
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Dallas, TX (pop. 1.2M)
Member Since Nov 2010
Ann's notes for this recipe:
I loved the Lemon Thin cookies. This is as close to them as I could find. They are very tasty. I am thankful my children are grown, and I don't think my cat will eat them. :-)
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Preheat oven to 400 degrees
In a bowl, beat eggs, sugar and vanilla for 3-4 minutes or until the mixture forms a ribbon when the beater is lifted. Keep beating and add the lemon rind (zest).
In a separte bowl beat the butter until it is light and fluffy. Add the butter to the egg mixture alternating with the flour.
Drop the batter by teaspoons about 2 1/2 inches apart on parchment lined baking sheets. Flatten the mounds into 2 inch rounds with a spoon dipped in water.
Bake the cookies for about 5 minutes, or until the edges are browned.
Allow to cook on the sheets for 1 minute, then cool them completely on a rack.

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user Elsie Perrett twiga13 - Nov 11, 2010
I just saved this recipe. I love all things lemon and it sounds like these will melt in your mouth.
user Ann Dotson chefsmomamg - Nov 11, 2010
You are so welcome Elsie.
user AM GIORDANO AMRAPUNZEL - Apr 15, 2011
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user AM GIORDANO AMRAPUNZEL - Apr 15, 2011
Made these last night and LOVE them!!! Thanks for the retro moment!! I loved the lemon wafers and the ginger snaps too from days gone by!!!
I posted a photo of them too!!!

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