Lemon Melt Away Cookies

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Susan Bartley

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@skbartley

I have made these in other flavors, but lemon by far is the most ask for. So buttery they just melt in your mouth.

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Serves:
makes about 3 dozen cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    soft butter, unsalted (2 cubes)
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 4 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    powdered sugar for dusting

How to Make Lemon Melt Away Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In bowl combine flour, cornstarch and salt, set aside.
  3. Cream butter and powdered sugar till light and fluffy. Add lemon zest and juice and vanilla, mix well.
  4. Slowly add flour mixture in 4 additions to the butter mixture. Beating together on low till completely blended in.
  5. Scoop dough into 1" balls, place on baking sheet and press down with with glass that is dusted lightly with powdered sugar. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, they should just start to brown on the edges.
  6. Using a strainer lightly dust with powdered sugar. Now all you need is a cup of tea and just enjoy your cookies!

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About Lemon Melt Away Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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