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Filled Lemon Cookies

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  Butter/Margarine 2 Cup (32 tbs), softened
  Sifted powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon extract 2 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 2 Tablespoon (Additional)

Cream butter; gradually add 1 cup powdered sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer.
Combine flour and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating well.
Stir in lemon extract.
Flour hands, and shape dough into two 16 inch rolls; wrap in wax paper, and chill several hours.
Unwrap rolls, and cut into 1/4 inch slices; place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 400° for 8 minutes or until browned.
Cool on wire racks.
Spoon filling on bottom side of half the cookies, spreading evenly.
Place a second cookie on top of filling, top side up, and sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5695 Calories from Fat 3265

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 372 g572%

Saturated Fat 232.6 g1162.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 967.6 mg322.5%

Sodium 574.6 mg23.9%

Total Carbohydrates 539 g179.7%

Dietary Fiber 13.5 g54%

Sugars 150.5 g

Protein 56 g111.6%

Vitamin A 224.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 18.3% Iron 131.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Filled Lemon Cookies Recipe