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Lemon Snowflake Cookies

 
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268

.

Yield

36

servings

Prep

2

hrs

Cook

10

min

Ready

2

hrs

Low Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

Cookies
½ cup butter
or margarine,, softened
1 cup sugar
1 each eggs
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon lemon zest
grated
½ teaspoon lemon extract
*
2 cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon cream of tartar
*
¼ teaspoon salt
Royal icing
1 ¾ cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons water
warm
1 tablespoon meringue
powder
*
teaspoon lemon extract
*
1 drop food coloring
blue, optional
*

Directions

For cookies, cream butter and sugar in a large bowl until fluffy.

Add egg, milk, lemon zest, and lemon extract; beat until smooth.

In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients; add to creamed mixture and stir until a soft dough forms.

Wrap in plastic wrap and chill 2 hours or until dough is firm.

Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃).

On a lightly floured surface, use a floured rolling pin to roll out dough to ⅛ inch thickness.

Use a 3 inch diameter fluted edge cookie cutter ot cut out cookies.

Transfer to a lightly greased baking sheet.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until bottoms of cookies are lightly browned.

Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

For icing: beat confectioners sugar, water, meringue powder and lemon extract in a medium bowl with an electric mixer 7 to 10 minutes or until stiff.

Spoon icing into a pastry bag fitted with a small round tip.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

Critter Mom
Southern California, USA
 about 8 years ago

These are such pretty cookies--I love the light blue and white and silver combination! And the lemon flavor sounds very tasty too! :)

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 24g (0.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 9427% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 44mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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