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Lemon And Butter Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 8 Tablespoon, softened
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Large
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1 , rind grated
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Superfine sugar 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Beat the butter and 1 cup of sugar in a large bowl until light and creamy.
In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, milk, vanilla and lemon rind.
Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
Gradually add the egg-milk mixture to the creamed butter, alternating with the sifted dry ingredients.
Blend well after each addition.
Divide the dough into 4 pieces and put each on a large piece of wax paper or aluminum foil.
Shape the dough into cylinders about 2 inches thick.
Wrap each cylinder well and chill for 2 hours, or until very firm.
Heat the oven to 375 degrees.
Lightly butter 2 baking sheets.
Cut the dough cylinders into slices about 1/4 inch thick and put them on the baking sheets about 1 inch apart.
Bake for 10 minutes, until the cookies are very lightly browned.
Sprinkle the cookies with superfine sugar and cool on wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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