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Vanilla Icebox Cookies

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  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon (optional)

Sift flour with salt and baking powder.
Cream butter thoroughly, gradually adding sugar and beat until light.
Beat in the egg, add vanilla and grated lemon rind, if you like, and stir in the sifted dry ingredients.
Chill mixture one hour or until firm enough to handle and shape into long rolls 2 inches in diameter.
Roll in wax paper or foil and chill at least 24 hours, or freeze.
Cut in very thin slices and bake on a greased baking sheet in a preheated hot oven (400°F) for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2469 Calories from Fat 865

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 98 g151.3%

Saturated Fat 59.7 g298.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 1132.4 mg47.2%

Total Carbohydrates 371 g123.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.8%

Sugars 201.6 g

Protein 30 g59.8%

Vitamin A 61.1% Vitamin C 5.4%

Calcium 82.9% Iron 68.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Vanilla Icebox Cookies Recipe