I love lemon desserts,these are a simple cookie I can make quickly. The recipe is based on the pecan Russian tea cakes.I don't like lemon extract,instead of using it,I add 1 t. fresh lemon juice and 1/4 t.lemon rind.These cookies can also be made with orange,which is delicious too!
1Beat the butter, powdered sugar and lemon extract together in a stand mixer.
Add the flour and salt to the butter mixture and mix well
Form 1 inch balls and place on a greased cookie sheet, bake at 375 degrees for 7 minutes. Be sure to remove them the oven at 7 minutes even if they look like they're not done.
Roll the Cookies in powdered sugar, I roll them twice.