lemon spritz cookies

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By Patsy Fowler
from Anderson, SC

the kids love these cookies and i do to i love the lemony taste our dad makes these ever so often for a treat

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serves 60
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For lemon spritz cookies

  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 stick
    salty butter, softened
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 1 tsp
    lemon extract or 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    lemon rind, grated

How To Make lemon spritz cookies

  • 1
    preheat oven to 400.
  • 2
    lightly grease cookie sheets, set aside. in a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt, set aside.
  • 3
    in a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. beat in egg yolks, lemon extractor juice and grated rind.
  • 4
    gradually add flour mixture to a large bowl, mix well. place dough into cookie press with desired template.
  • 5
    note: depending on the cookie press, dough might need to be chilled until firm. place cookies 1 inch apart onto prepared cookie sheets. bake 10 minutes or until edges begin to brown slightly.
  • 6
    let set on cookie sheet for 1 minute before transferring to cooling surface.

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