Frosted Lemon Cookies
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: About 6 minutes
  • Servings: Aprrox. 5 dozen cookies
  • Preparation Time: Approx. 45 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
  • Glaze:
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • grated lemon peel
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat the oven to 400 F.
  2. Combine all the cookie ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Beat at low speed, scraping the bowl often, until well mixed.
  4. Drop the dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned
  6. Meanwhile, combine all the glaze ingredients in a small bowl.
  7. Stir until smooth.
  8. Frost the warm cookies with the glaze.
  9. Sprinkle with grated lemon peel, if desired.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
An unknown magazine clipping from many years ago.