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Lemon Snowballs

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Serves About 3 Dozen | Prep Time About 15 minutes | Cook Time 10-12 minutes


1/2 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tbsp grated lemon peel
1 3/4 cups flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
Confectioners/ sugar

In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar.

Beat in the egg

Add the lemon juice and peel

Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and the salt

Stir into the creamed mixture

Add the almonds

Cover and refrigerate the dough for at least 1 hour or overnight

Roll into 1-inch balls

Place on ungreased baking sheets

Bake at 350 F for 10-12 minutes or until the bottoms are lightly browned

The Cookies Will Not Brown On Top

Remove immediately to wire racks

Cool for 5 minutes, then roll in the confectioners' sugar

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