Lemon Melt Away Cookies

Susan Bartley

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@skbartley

I have made these in other flavors, but lemon by far is the most ask for. So buttery they just melt in your mouth.


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Serves:

makes about 3 dozen cookies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
soft butter, unsalted (2 cubes)
1/2 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
lemon zest, grated
4 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract
2 1/3 c
all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
corn starch
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
powdered sugar for dusting

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
2
In bowl combine flour, cornstarch and salt, set aside.
3
Cream butter and powdered sugar till light and fluffy. Add lemon zest and juice and vanilla, mix well.
4
Slowly add flour mixture in 4 additions to the butter mixture. Beating together on low till completely blended in.
5
Scoop dough into 1" balls, place on baking sheet and press down with with glass that is dusted lightly with powdered sugar. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, they should just start to brown on the edges.
6
Using a strainer lightly dust with powdered sugar. Now all you need is a cup of tea and just enjoy your cookies!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy