Carla's lemon cookies
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Title: Carla's lemon cookies
Yield: 72 Servings
4 c All-purpose flour
1 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
1 c Margarine
1 1/2 c Sugar
1 lg Egg
1/2 c Sour cream
2 ts Lemon extract
2 tb Lemon peel; grated
3 tb Lemon juice
1. Sift flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt. 2. In large
bowl of electric mixer, beat margarine, sugar and egg at medium speed
until light and fluffy. At low speed, beat in sour cream, lemon
extract and grated lemon peel until smooth. 3. Gradually add flour
mixture, beating until well combined. Form dough into a ball, wrap in
foil and refrigerate overnight. 4. Divide dough into 4 parts.
Refrigerate until ready to roll out. On floured surface roll dough,
one part at a time, 1/4-inch thick. Using a 2 to 3-inch cookie cutter
or glass, cut out cookies. Use a spatula to carefully pick up and
place cookies on a lightly greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart. 5.
Lightly brush cookies with lemon juice and sprinkle with additional
sugar. Use colored sugar for decorative look. 6. Bake in preheated
375-degree oven for 10-12 minutes until golden brown. Do not
overcook. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool completely. Complete
baking using one part cookie dough at a time, greasing the pan each
Yield: about 5-6 dozen cookies.
NOTES : Recipe from Carla Jo Holder of Booneville, MS.
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