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Lemon Sugar Cookies

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  All purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Baking powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated

Sift flour, measure, and resift 3 times with baking powder and salt.
Cream butter and shortening until smooth and soft; add sugar gradually and blend well, then add egg and beat vigorously until fluffy and light-colored.
Stir in lemon juice and rind.
Add flour mixture in 2 or 3 portions, stirring until smooth.
Cover dough with waxed paper and chill in refrigerator for 1 hour.
Shape dough into balls about the size of small walnuts, and place about 2 1/2 inches apart on a greased baking sheet.
Cover a flat-bottomed glass tumbler with a piece of clean, smooth-textured white cloth which has been wrung out of cold water.
Use this to press the cookies out flat, about 1/8 inch thick or slightly thicker.
Bake in a moderately hot oven (400° F.) for 6 to 8 minutes, or until delicately browned at edges.
Remove to cake racks to cool before storing.
6 dozen cookies.

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Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2940 Calories from Fat 1323

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 150 g231.1%

Saturated Fat 72.6 g362.9%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 870.7 mg36.3%

Total Carbohydrates 367 g122.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.9 g31.5%

Sugars 151.3 g

Protein 36 g72.7%

Vitamin A 61.1% Vitamin C 9.2%

Calcium 37.8% Iron 80.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Sugar Cookies Recipe