Southern Lemon Straws

Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves: 4-6
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Ingredients

1 c butter
1 c granulated sugar
1 egg,beaten
1 Tbsp lemon juice concentrate
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp grated lemon rind
2 1/2 c cake flour
3 oz cream cheese, room temperature
few drops of yellow food coloring

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vicky hunt Recipe
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winona, MS (pop. 5,043)
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Member Since Feb 2010
vicky's notes for this recipe:
This is an all time fave here in the South!! We love to eat these at any Holiday and are wonderul in the summer with lemon sherbert that as been sprinkled with Crushed lemon drops.. The finer,the better..
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Directions

1
Blend together butter and cream cheese; add sugar and cream thoroughly until fluffy.
2
Combine egg, lemon juice, lemon rind and yellow food coloring. Add to butter mixture until well blended.
3
Sift the flour and baking powder together; add to creamed mixture. Mix until well blended. Place dough in refrigerator, and chill for about 10 minutes.
4
Force 2-inch ribbon strips through cookie press onto ungreased baking sheets and bake at 375 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
5
We have dusted these with Powdered sugar.. Also, with crushed lemon drops.. The finer they are crushed,the better they are!!!
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user Robin DuPree robdupree - Aug 16, 2010
Great photo...They look really good!
user Laura Geese Goose_Hill_Farm - Aug 17, 2010
Hi, Vicky~

My Skippy Man LOVES lemon. I am certainly going to have to make these. However, I don't have a cookie press so I will have to shape them.

Thank you for posting this!

Blessings~
Laura
user Tara Pacheco tnj2008 - Dec 8, 2011
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user Heidi Hoerman heidicookssupper - May 17, 2012
I just made these, using the juice of a lemon instead of the concentrate and piping them out with the Pampered Chef decorator I got convinced to buy many years ago -- first time I've used it. We had to "taste test" the misshapen ones and they are great! They are headed to a friend's church hall wedding reception.
user Bea L. BeachChic - Mar 22, 2013
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