Lemon Snowdrop Cookies

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

This crunchy butter cookie has the perfect lemon filling. Great for the holidays.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
24 cookies
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
lemon zest
1 tsp
lemon juice
2 c
flour
1/4 tsp
salt

FILLING

2/3 c
sugar
1
large egg, slightly beaten
1 Tbsp
lemon zest
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 1/2 Tbsp
softened butter

Step-By-Step

1In a small saucepan, combine sugar, egg, lemon zest, juice and butter for filling. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes, or until mixture begins to thicken. Set aside to cool.
2In a mixing bowl, combine butter, sugar, lemon zest and juice for cookies, beating at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add flour and salt, beating until combined.
3Using a 1 teaspoon measure, roll dough into balls.
4Place on parchment lined baking sheets and flatten slightly.
5Bake at 400 degrees for 6-8 minutes. Cool.
6Spread half of cookies with filling. Top with remaining cookies.
Roll in powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American