Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups butter or margarine -- softened

  2. 2 cups sugar

  3. 3 eggs

  4. 2 teaspoons vanilla

  5. 1 teaspoon lemon extract

  6. 6 cups flour

  7. 1 teaspoon baking soda

  8. 14"x

  9. 12" pieces of waxed paper or plastic wrap; set aside. In a large bowl, cream butter or margarine and sugar. Beat in eggs, vanilla and lemon extract until light and fluffy. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Gradually stir flour mixture into egg mixture until blended. Divide dough into 4 pieces. Shape each piece into an

  10. 8 to 10 inch roll. Wrap rolls in waxed paper or plastic wrap. Place in a freezer container with a tight-fitting lid or wrap airtight in a piece of foil. Label and date. Store in freezer. Use within

  11. 6 months.

  12. 350F. Lightly grease

  13. 2 large baking sheets. Cut dough into slices or chunks. Sprinkle slices lightly with sugar, if desired. Bake

  14. 8 to 10 minutes until edges start to brown. Remove cookies from baking sheets and cool on wire racks. Can also roll out and cut with cookie cutters.


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