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Dee's Lemon Meltaways Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cookie batter:
¾ cup all purpose baking mix
6 Tablespoons salted butter
3 Tablespoons confectioners (powder) sugar
¼ cup corn starch
½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice

Frosting:
2 Tablespoon salted butter
6 Tablespoon confectioners’ (powdered) sugar
½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice
½ teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 drop yellow food coloring (if desired)

Directions:
Directions:
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and confectioners’ sugar until light and fluffy; beat in lemon juice.
Combine the baking mix and cornstarch; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Shape into one 6 inch roll: wrap roll in plastic wrap and refrigerate for two hours or until firm.
Unwrap and cut in ¼ inch slices. Place two inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10-11 minutes or until the cookies are firm to the touch. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Frosting:
In a small mixing bowl, combine the butter, confectioners’ sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel and food coloring. Beat until smooth. Frost the cooled cookies 2 dozen

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These cookies have a great lemon taste.

 

 

 

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