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Kinship Cookies with Citrus Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Colleen Criswell
Added: Friday, December 1, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Kinship Cookies with Citrus Frosting

Cookies:
3 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
4 eggs
2 cups sugar
2 tsp grated lemon rind
2 Tbsp grated Orange rind
1/4 cup anise seed

Frosting:
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
3 Tbsp butter, softened
1 Tbsp grated orange peel
1 Tbsp grated lemon peel
1 Tbsp orange juice

Directions:
Directions:


Combine the flour, salt, and baking powder in a small bowl.
Beat the eggs until fluffy in a medium mixing bowl.
Continue beating and slowly add the sugar.
When mixed properly this batter is pale and thick.
Add a little milk if the batter is too dry.
Stir in the lemon and orange rind.
Mix in the dry ingredients a little at a time until dough is smooth.
Cover; chill for 1 hour.
Roll 1/3 inch thick on a flat, sugared surface.
Cut into desired shapes.
Place on a greased cookie sheets.
Sprinkle with anise seed.
Cover; refrigerate for 24 hours.
Pre heat oven to 325 F.
Bake until lightly browned on the edges about 20 minutes.
Cool.
Frost.
Place in air tight container and store for 10 days before eating.

CITRUS FROSTING

Beat all the ingredients in a small mixing bowl until very smooth.
Add a little orange juice or powdered sugar to obtain the desired consistency.

 

 

 

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