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  1. 3/4 c Butter; softened

  2. 1 1/4 c Sugar

  3. 1 ts Vanilla

  4. 2 tb Lemon rind

  5. 1/4 c Lemon juice

  6. 1 1/4 c Flour

  7. 1 1/2 ts Baking powder

  8. 1/2 ts Baking soda

  9. 1/2 ts Salt

  10. Sugar; for sprinkling (opt) In a bowl, cream the butter and sugar together. Add vanilla, rind and lemon juice; continue to beat until smooth Mix or sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to the butter/sugar mixture, and blend well. Turn out onto waxed paper or plastic wrap, and form into rolls about 1 to 1-1/2" in diameter, and about a foot long. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or wrap tightly and freeze until ready to use. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Do not grease cookie sheets. With a sharp knife, cut rolls into about 1/8" slices, and place about 3" apart on sheers. Sprinkle with sugar, if desired. (Cut only enough to fill the sheets, and return uncut dough to refrigerator.) Bake 7-8 minutes...until lightly golden.(Watch carefully during the last 1-2 minutes) Remove from oven, and let cool slightly on sheets before removing to finish cooling. --


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