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Lemon Shortbread Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter stick 4 Ounce, softened
  Firmly packed dark brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated lemon zest 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 325°F. In a medium bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in lemon zest, lemon extract, and vanilla.
2. Add flour and salt to butter-sugar mixture and biend well. With a rolling pin on a lightly floured surface, roll out dough 1/4 inch thick. Cut out cookies using a 2-inch round cutter and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Reroll scraps.
3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until cookies are pale golden, not brown. Let stand 2 minutes. Remove to a rack and let cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Lemon

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1458 Calories from Fat 823

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 93 g143.5%

Saturated Fat 30.9 g154.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 99.8 mg33.3%

Sodium 527.1 mg22%

Total Carbohydrates 145 g48.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.7%

Sugars 46.9 g

Protein 14 g28.3%

Vitamin A 81.2% Vitamin C 21.7%

Calcium 6.4% Iron 33.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lemon Shortbread Cookies Recipe