Monday, November 30, 2009

Lemon Cookies

1 1/2 cup butter or butter flavored Crisco
2 c. granulated sugar
3 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp lemon extract
the zest from one lemon
1 cup lemon head candy, crushed
5 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder

Lemon Glaze Ingredients
1 cup powder sugar
juice from one lemon

Cream butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla and lemon extract. Add lemon zest, lemon head candy, flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder. Roll into balls and place on a cookie sheet with parchment on it (YOU MUST USE PARCHMENT PAPER). Flatten the cookie dough balls slightly. Bake for 8-10 minutes at 350. After the cookies are baked, leave them on the pan for 2-3 minutes then glaze with lemon glaze. Remove from pan and let cool on cookie rack. Serve!

Recipe from Paula Carter