Valentine Sugar Cookies
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened|
|Lemon peel||2 Teaspoon, grated|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
1. Into large bowl, measure 3/4 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining ingredients. With mixer at low speed, beat ingredients until well mixed. Shape mixture into a ball; wrap and refrigerate 2 hours or until easy to handle.
2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour large cookie sheet. On floured surface with floured rolling pin, roll half of dough 1/8 inch thick, keeping rest of dough refrigerated. With floured 3 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut dough into hearts. Place hearts, 1/2 inch apart, on cookie sheet.
3. In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup sugar with 1/4 tea spoon salt; sprinkle some on cookies. Bake cookies 10 minutes or until golden; remove to wire racks to cool. Repeat with remaining dough and trimmings. Store cookies in tightly covered container.