lemon shortbread cookies

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Barbara Howard
from Columbia, SC

I love shortbread cookies, and this is a welcome change.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 4 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lemon shortbread cookies

  • 2 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 1 pkg
    instant lemon pudding mix (3-4 ounce)
  • the zest of one lemon
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make lemon shortbread cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 1. Cream together butter, sugar, zest, juice, salt and dry pudding mix. Add flour one cup at a time. Divide dough in half. Place each half on separate pieces of wax paper and form 2 logs about 2" in diameter, wrap in the wax paper. Place the logs of dough into the freezer for 1 hour.
  • 2
    2. Remove dough from freezer and slice into 1/2" pieces. Place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Place baked cookies onto a wire rack to cool. When cooled lightly dust with powdered sugar.

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