Lemon Shortbreads

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Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I just love any type of shortbread's..these caught my attention because of the lemon..they are just one more going on my cookie platter for Christmas!



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Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
4 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • GLAZE

  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • ·
    yellow, green or red colored sugar

How to Make Lemon Shortbreads

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in lemon peel. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

    Divide dough in half. Shape each into a ball, then flatten into a disk. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Let dough stand at room temperature for 5 - 10 minutes. Roll out each portion between two sheets of waxed paper to 1/4 in. thickness. Cut with a floured 1 1/2 in. diamond - shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on lightly greased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 325 for 6 - 8 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

    Combine the confectioners' sugar. lemon juice and peel; spread over cookies. Sprinkle with colored sugar..

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About Lemon Shortbreads

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #lemon #shortbread



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