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Slice N Bake Lemon Gems

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Ingredients
  Butter/Null 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened (Null)
  Confectionery sugar/Null 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Null)
  Grated lemon peel/Null 1 Tablespoon (Null)
  All purpose flour/Null 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Null)
  Cornstarch/Null 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Null)
  Multi colored nonpareils/Null 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Null)
For lemon icing
  Confectionery sugar/Null 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice/Null 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel/Null 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in lemon peel.
Combine flour and cornstarch; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
Shape the cookie dough into a 1 3/4-in. diameter roll.
Wrap in plastic wrap.
Refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until firm.
Unwrap dough and cut into 1/4-in. slices.
Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375 degree for 9-11 minutes or until set and the edges are lightly browned.
Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
In a small bowl, combine the icing ingredients.
Spread over cookies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Lemon

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