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Lemon Meltaways Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Robin Fleming’s Kitchen (Millie’s granddaughter)
Added: Friday, June 27, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cookies:
1 ¼ c. all purpose flour
¾ c. butter, softened (I use the real thing)
½ c. cornstarch
1/3 c. powdered sugar
1 T. lemon juice
1 t. grated lemon peel

Frosting:
¾ c. powdered sugar
¼ c. butter, softened
1 t. lemon juice
1 t. grated lemon peel

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixer bowl, combine all cookie ingredients. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often until well mixed (2 – 3 minutes). Divide dough in half. Shape each half into 8 x 1 inch roll. Wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate until firm (1 to 2 hours). Heat oven to 350 F. With knife, cut each roll into ¼’’ slices. Place 2’’ apart on cookie sheets. Bake 8 – 12 minutes or until set. (cookies will not brown) Cool completely. In a small bowl combine all frosting ingredients. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often until fluffy (1-2 min).
Frost cooled cookies.

 

 

 

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