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Slice and Bake Lemon Gems Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Summer Cunningham

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup of Butter, softened
1/2 cup of Confectioners Sugar
1 Tbsp of grated Lemon Peel
1 cup of All-Purpose Flour
1/2 cup of Cornstarch
1/4 cup of colored nonpareils

Lemon Icing:

1 cup of Confectioners Sugar
2 Tbsp of Lemon Juice
1/2 Tsp of grated Lemon Peel

Directions:
Directions:
In a small bowl, cream the butter and the Confectioners sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the Lemon Peel. Combine flour and cornstarch;gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.

Shape into a 1-3/4-in.-diameter roll; roll in nonpareils. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for2-3 hours or until firm.

Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in. Slice. Place 1 in. Apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375 for 9-11 minutes or until set and edges are lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

In a small bowl, combine icing ingredients. Spread over cookies enjoy

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
28 Cookies

 

 

 

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