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

  • 1In 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.
  • 2Roll 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.
  • 3Meanwhile, 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.
  • 4Spread 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