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Valentine Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1
  Salt To Taste
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon peel 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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