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  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt onto waxed paper.
2. Combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1 tea spoon grated lemon rind in a cup; reserve.
3. Cream shortening and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy in a medium-size bowl; beat in egg and 1 teaspoon lemon rind.
4. Add dry ingredients alternately with water and lemon juice, blending well after each addition; stir in vanilla.
5. Drop by spoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto greased cookie sheets; sprinkle tops lightly with lemon-sugar mixture.
6. Bake in moderate oven (315°) 10 minutes, or until edges are lightly brown. Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes; remove to wire racks with spatula; cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2885 Calories from Fat 971

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g169.1%

Saturated Fat 27.5 g137.7%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1838.5 mg76.6%

Total Carbohydrates 450 g150%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g30.2%

Sugars 252.8 g

Protein 32 g64.9%

Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 57.5%

Calcium 81.6% Iron 76.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Brown Edge Lemon Wafers Recipe