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Lemon Kiss Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Thiel
Added: Saturday, November 8, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon lemon extract
2 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 cups finely chopped almonds
1 pkg. ( 14 oz. ) milk chocolate chips
powdered sugar
1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoon shortening

Directions:
Directions:
In large bowl, beat butter, sugar, and lemon extract until light and fluffy. Add flour and almonds, beat at low speed until well blended. Cover, refrigerate at least 1 hour for easier handling.
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Shape scant tablespoonful dough around each kiss, covering completely. Roll in hands to form ball. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 12 minutes or until set and bottom edges are golden brown. Cool 1 minute, remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
Lightly sprinkle cooled cookies with powdered sugar. In small saucepan over low heat , melt chocolate chips and shortening, stirring until smooth. Drizzle over each cookie.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 6 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are beautiful looking and tasting cookies when they are done. I have made them for showers and they are always a huge hit. The lemon and chocolate make a great combination.

 

 

 

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