Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup butter, softened

  2. 1/2 cup sugar

  3. 1 to 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel

  4. 2 cups all-purpose flour

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a bowl, cream the butter, sugar and lemon peel. Add flour; mix well. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour. Divide dough in half. Flatten each portion and roll out between two pieces of waxed paper to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with 2-in. cookie cutters into desired shapes (such as hearts, spades, diamonds and clubs). Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 325° for 15-20 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 3 dozen.


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