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Shrewsbury Biscuits

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Ingredients
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon peel 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Currants 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cream butter with lemon peel and juice; add sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
Add egg and beat thoroughly.
Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together; add in fourths to creamed mixture, mixing until blended after each addition.
Mix in currants.
Chill dough thoroughly.
Roll a third of dough at a time 1/4 inch thick on a floured surface.
Cut with 2 1/2-inch fluted cutter.
Brush cutouts with milk; sprinkle with sugar.
Transfer to ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350°F 12 to 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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