Lemon Snowdrops

1
Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

These are a crunchy butter cookie with lemon filling..



Taste of Home

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 doz
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • LEMON BUTTER FILLING

  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 c
    sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • ·
    grated peel of 1 lemon
  • 4 1/2 tsp
    butter, sofened
  • ·
    additional confectioners' sugar

How to Make Lemon Snowdrops

Step-by-Step

  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in extract. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Roll teaspoonfuls of dough into balls. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten slightly.

    Bake at 350 for 10 - 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Meanwhile, for filling, combine the egg, sugar, lemon juice, peel and butter in a heavy saucepan. Cook and stir until thickened and a thermometer reads 160 degree, about 20 minutes. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  4. Spread lemon filling on the bottoms of half the cookies; top with remaining cookies and dust with confectioners' sugar..Store in refrigerator.

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About Lemon Snowdrops

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtag: #lemon



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