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Lemon Lassie

 

100

Yield

40

Cookies

Prep

45

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

65

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

½ cup butter
or margarine
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
ground
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ cup molasses
1 each eggs
2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
3 each egg yolks
slightly beaten
*
1 teaspoon lemon zest
finely shredded
¼ cup lemon juice
1 cup coconut
flaked
*

Directions

Beat butter or margarine in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds.

Add 1 cup sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, and ¼ teaspoon salt; beat until combined.

Beat in molasses and eggs until combined.

Beat in as much flour as you can. Stir in remaining flour. Divide dough in half; cover and chill until easy to handle.

Meanwhile, for filling, combine the egg yolks, lemon juice, ⅛ teaspoon salt, and 1 tablespoon. water in a small saucepan.

Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more.

Stir in coconut and lemon peel. Cool.

Roll each portion of dough on a lightly floured surface into a 15 x 6-inch rectangle.

Spread one fourth of the filling in a 1-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of each rectangle.

Fold each long side of dough over filing, overlapping slightly in center; seal.

Place seam-side down on working surface.

Flatten slightly.

Cut crosswise into 1½-inch bars. Place bars 1½ inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake in a 350℉ (180℃) oven about 12 minutes or until set.

Cool cookies on wire racks.

If desired, drizzle with melted candy coating.

Makes 40.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 197g (6.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 78034% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 19g 95%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 259mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 41%
Dietary Fiber 3g 14%
Sugars g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 8% Iron 27%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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