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Simple Lemon Meltaways Recipe

Simple Lemon Meltaways Recipe

Lemon Meltaways

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

Description:

1. In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup butter and 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 teaspoon lemon zest.

2. Combine the flour and corn starch, and blend into the lemon mixture to form a soft dough. Divide dough in half, roll each half into a log about 8 inches long and 1 inch in diameter.

3. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours, or until firm. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut each roll into 1/4 inch slices and place onto the cookie sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 12 minutes, or until set. Cool completely before frosting.

4. In a small bowl, blend together 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon lemon zest with an electric mixer until smooth. Frost cookies and allow to dry before serving or storing.

Simple Lemon Meltaways Recipe
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