Lemon Snowdrops

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Lemon cookie sandwiches!

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Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter

  • ½ cup sifted confectioners' sugar

  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup water

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 3 drops yellow food coloring

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degree C).

  2. Cream 1 cup butter or margarine and 1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar. Add 2 cups flour, lemon extract, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; mix well.

  3. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Put together with filling. Roll in confectioners' sugar.

  4. To Make Filling: Mix 1/2 cup sugar, 2 Tablespoons cornstarch, and dash of salt. Add 1/2 cup water, 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine, 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind, 3 Tablespoons lemon juice, and 3 drops of yellow food coloring. Bring to rolling boil, stirring constantly; boil and stir 1 minutes. Cool. Frost flat side of one cookie and put together with another cookie, sandwich-like. Roll in confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

144 Calories
9g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 144
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 110mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 17mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.