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Iced Lemon Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marian Lewis
Added: Sunday, May 25, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C sugar
2 eggs
1/2 C lemon juice
1 tsp. baking soda
4-1/2 C flour
1 C butter or margarine
1 C buttermilk
1 lemon rind
, grated
2 tsp. baking powder
ICING:
1 box powdered sugar
2 T evaporated milk
1/4 tsp. lemon extract
2 T melted butter
Rind & juice of one lemon
Drops of boiling water to thin

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar & butter. Add eggs & beat until fluffy. Add lemon juice & grated rind. Sift flour, soda, and baking powder together. Add to above mixture & alternating with buttermilk. Drop onto greased cookie sheet & bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes. Cool & ice. For the icing, mix all ingredients and thin with water to the consistency of a thick glaze.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 to 10 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These do take a long time to make but well worth the trouble. This is a Christmas favorite with my family.

 

 

 

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