|All purpose flour||4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Eggs||3 , beaten|
|Lemon peel||2 Teaspoon, grated|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Nuts||1 Cup (16 tbs), finley chopped|
|Cherries||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
Combine flour, baking powder and salt.
Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add flour to creamed mixture gradually, mixing well.
Add lemon peel, juice, nuts and cherries.
Form into rolls, 2 inches in diameter.
Wrap in waxed paper or heavy-duty aluminum foil and chill until firm.
Cut into slices about 1/4 inch thick.
Bake on ungreased cookie sheets at 400° for 10 to 12 minutes.