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Lemon Poppy-Seed Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Probably Martha Stewart

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, plus 3 1/2 tsp freshly grated lemon zest (2 - 3 lemons)
8 oz unsalted butter
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 large egg
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 tbsp poppy-seeds

Directions:
Directions:
DirectionsInstructions Checklist
Step 1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bring lemon juice to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat; cook until reduced by half. Add 1 stick butter; stir until melted.

Step 2
Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Cream remaining stick butter and 1 cup sugar on medium speed in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix in egg and lemonbutter. Mix until pale, about 3 minutes. Mix in vanilla and 2 teaspoons zest. Mix in flour mixture and poppy seeds.

Step 3
Stir together remaining 1/2 cup sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons zest. Roll spoonfuls of dough into 1 1/2-inch balls; roll them in sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets. Press each with the flat end of a glass dipped in sugar mixture until 1/4 inch thick. Sprinkle with seeds.

Step 4
Bake until just browned around bottom edges, 10 to 11 minutes. Transfer to wire racks; let cool completely. Store in an airtight container up to 1 week.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
30
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Depends on number of children home when you prep this.

 

 

 

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