Southern Lemon Straws

vicky hunt


This is an all time fave here in the South!! We love to eat these at any Holiday and are wonderul in the summer with lemon sherbert that as been sprinkled with Crushed lemon drops.. The finer,the better..


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10 Min
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1 c
1 c
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon juice concentrate
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
grated lemon rind
2 1/2 c
cake flour
3 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
few drops of yellow food coloring

How to Make Southern Lemon Straws


  • 1Blend together butter and cream cheese; add sugar and cream thoroughly until fluffy.
  • 2Combine egg, lemon juice, lemon rind and yellow food coloring. Add to butter mixture until well blended.
  • 3Sift the flour and baking powder together; add to creamed mixture. Mix until well blended. Place dough in refrigerator, and chill for about 10 minutes.
  • 4Force 2-inch ribbon strips through cookie press onto ungreased baking sheets and bake at 375 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 5We have dusted these with Powdered sugar.. Also, with crushed lemon drops.. The finer they are crushed,the better they are!!!

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About Southern Lemon Straws

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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