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Lemon Refrigerator Cookies Recipe

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Added: Sunday, July 1, 2007


rind, juice and pulp of 1 large lemon, 1 cup butter at room
temperature, 1 cup sugar, 2 eggs, 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract, 1
1/2 tsp. lemon extract, 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour, 1
1/2 tsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. salt

Preheat to 285. Grate the rind of the lemon and set aside.
Slice in half, remove seeds, and ream juice and pulp. Cream
butter, sugar, eggs, and lemon rind with electric mixer until
light and fluffy. Blend in vanilla and lemon extracts, along with
juice and pulp.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Add to lemon
mixture. Form dough into 2-by-6 logs, seal in plastic wrap
and refrigerate overnight.
Cut dough into 1/2 inch slices and space 2 inches apart on
greased cookie sheets. Bake for 16-20 minutes; avoid over
baking. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before transferring to
cooling racks. Dust with powdered sugar if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen




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