Italian "S" Cookies

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denise hagar

By
@grandmaX2

Melt in your mouth cookie with a light lemon flavor. The recipe can easily be doubled for a cookie exchange.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

We really enjoyed these traditional Italian cookies. They're light and airy with a hint of lemon flavor. The delicate cookie just melts in your mouth. Delicious alongside a cup of coffee. They'll look great on your Christmas cookie platter. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
5 dozen
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon extract
  • GLAZE

  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 3 - 4 Tbsp
    milk

How to Make Italian "S" Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each egg.
  3. Add lemon extract.
  4. Combine flour and baking powder. Add to butter mixture and mix well.
  5. Pinch about a 1 inch of dough and between your hands roll dough into a 3-inch log. Shape into an S.
  6. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 7 to 8 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
  7. Make a simple glaze with powdered sugar, lemon extract and milk. Dip top of cookies in glaze and let dry on rack.

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About Italian "S" Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Christmas Cookies



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