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Christmas Lemon Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debi Carter
Added: Thursday, May 3, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. butter
1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. grated dried lemon peel
2 1/2 c. flour

Icing
2 1/4 c. powdered sugar
5 T. milk

Red and Green food coloring
Dragees

Directions:
Directions:
For Cookies, cream butter, sugar and lemon peel in a large bowl until fluffy.
Stir in flour. Knead dough until a soft ball forms. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350.
On a lightly floured surface, use a floured rolling pin to roll out dough to 1/4" thickness. Use a tree shaped cookie cutter to cut out cookies. Transfer cookies to a greased cookie sheet. Bake 20-25 minutes.
For Icing, mix sugar and milk together in a medium bowl (icing will be thin). Divide icing evenly into 3 bowls. Tint 1 red and 1 green. Pour icing over tops of cookies, smoothing with a spatula. Allow icing to harden. Store in an airtight container.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen 5

 

 

 

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