Polish Poppyseed Meltaway cookies

Deneece Gursky

By
@Smokeygirlxo

Another Christmas Favorite in my family and very different from the other poppyseed cookies we make.


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Ingredients

1/2 c butter, softened at room temp
1/2 c sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons poppyseeds
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon milk
1 egg yolk
3/4 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 teaspoons shredded lemon peel
1 1/2 c flour

FOR ROLLING COOKIES IN:

confectioners sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat butter on high for about 30 seconds in a medium sized mixing bowl.
2
Now add sugar, baking soda and the poppyseeds and beat until combined
3
Beat in milk, egg yolk, vanilla and lemon peel
4
Now beat in as much flour as you possibly can using your mixer, then you will stir in all remaining flour with a wooden spoon
5
Divide your dough in half and then shape each half into a roll about 9 inches in lenghth. (should resemble a log)
6
Wrap the logs in palstic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 to 5 hours.
7
Once dough has been refrigerated cut it into slices using a very sharp knife. Put the slices on an ungreased cookie sheet, leaving about an inch in between each slice. Bake cookies at 375 degrees for 7 to 10 minutes or until the edges of cookies are firm.
8
While cookies are still warm roll them in the confectioners sugar. Then place on wire racks to cool completely.
9
When cookies are cooled completely roll them again in the confectioners sugar
10
Enjoy these wonderful meltaways with your family

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #lemon, #poppyseed