Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Lemon Cookies.

Cookies are an all time favorite of all age groups. What more can one ask for when cookies have the refreshing lemon flavor.

Ingredients :-

3 cups all purpose flour , 1.5 cup sugar ,

6 ounces room temperature unsalted butter ,

dash of salt , 1/4th cup lemon juice ,

1/2 tspn baking soda , 1 large egg.

Procedure :-

Beat one large egg . Measure and sift the dry ingredients (flour , sugar , salt , baking soda). Save some sugar to sprinkle on top of the cookie. Add egg and butter and mix well . Do not over mix . Use a spatula to mix the wet ingredients. Form the dough into 2 rolls about 2 inches wide and 7 inches long. Place the dough in a plastic wrap for about 30 mins.

Preheat the oven to 375°.Unwrap the cookie dough and cut into slices about 1/4 th inch thick. Sprinkle slices lightly with remaining sugar and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned around the edges, about 12 -15 minutes depending on how soft or crisp you like. Cool the cookies on a rack and store in an airtight container.Makes about 5 to 6 dozen cookies.


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