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Frosted Lemon Cookies

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Serves 5 Dozen | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 6 to 8 minutes


2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
1 tbsp grated lemon peel
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp baking soda
1/ 4 tsp salt

For The Glaze:
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup lemon juice

Heat the oven to 400 F Combine all the cookie ingredients in a large bowl.

Beat at low speed

Scrape the bowl often, until well mixed

Drop the dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets

Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned

Meanwhile, combine all the glaze ingredients in a small bowl

Stir until smooth.

Frost the warm cookies with the glaze.

Sprinkle with grated lemon peel, if desired

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