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Lemony Butter Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Beat butter and 1/2 cup sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until creamy.
Beat in egg until light and fluffy.
Mix in flour, lemon juice and lemon peel, baking powder and salt.
Cover; refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
Preheat oven to 350°F Roll out dough, a small portion at a time, on well-floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness.
Cut with 3-inch round cookie cutter.
Transfer to ungreased cookie sheets.
Sprinkle with additional sugar.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned on edges.
Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets.
Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Store in airtight container.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas

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