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Easy Raisin Star Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon, freshly squeezed
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream shortening and sugar.
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Blend In lemon juice and peel.
Mix in combined dry ingredients.
Chill thoroughly.
Make Filling.
Roll dough 1/8-inch thick.
Cut into 3-inch circles.
Put filling on center of each circle; pinch edges in 5 places to make points; fold dough over filling between points.
Place on greased cookie sheets and bake at 375° for 12 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Raisin

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