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Lemon Butter Cookies Recipe


1/2 c Granulated sugar
1/2 c Powdered sugar
3/4 c Butter or margarine,
1/4 c Oil
1 tb Grated lemon peel
1 tb Lemon juice
1 Egg
2 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1/2 ts Cream of tartar
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/4 ts Salt
-Yellow decorator sugar

Beat the sugars, butter and oil in a large bowl until light and
fluffy. Add the lemon peel, lemon juice and egg and blend well. Stir
in the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; mix well. Cover
with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour for easier handling.

Heat the oven to 350F. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and roll
in the decorator sugar. Place the balls 2 inches apart on ungreased
cookie sheets. Bake for 7 to 12 minutes or until set. Remove
immediately from the cookie sheets.

NOTE: "These lemony morsels are more tender when made with butter,
but margarine is an acceptable alternative."

Makes 3 1/2 dozen.

Per cookie: 90 calories; 1 g protein; 11 g carbohydrate; 5 g fat;
60 mg sodium.

[The Complete Book of Baking; Pillsbury Publications; 1993]
[ISBN 0-670-77147-3]