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Lemon Snowdrops

Rated as 4.12 out of 5 Stars

"Lemon cookie sandwiches!"
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Ingredients

servings 144
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)

Directions

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  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; 8.7 15.5 1.2 23 110 Full nutrition

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Fantastic!!! These were absolutely delicious, fancy looking cookies, but easy to make. Wonderful with a cup of tea! After you mix the dough, you need to roll it into little 1 inch balls, and th...

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The cook recipes was bland, not nearly enough lemon flavor. I recommend chilling the dough before baking for better shaping. Filling was like a goo, but flavorful. Confectioners sugar didn't ho...

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Fantastic!!! These were absolutely delicious, fancy looking cookies, but easy to make. Wonderful with a cup of tea! After you mix the dough, you need to roll it into little 1 inch balls, and th...

These had a wonderful flavor, but they didn't turn out like I had imagined. I didn't notice the review about pressing down the little dough balls so I just left them round and baked them (think...

These were really delicious. I brought them to work to share and everyone loved them. The next time I make them though, I think I'll roll them into 3/4" or 1/2" balls to make a smaller cookie th...

I really enjoyed making these. Thanks to the reviewers who pointed out that you need to flatten the dough once rolled into balls. I didn't use the food colouring but the lemon juice made the fro...

The cook recipes was bland, not nearly enough lemon flavor. I recommend chilling the dough before baking for better shaping. Filling was like a goo, but flavorful. Confectioners sugar didn't ho...

The flavor and idea of these are great, but the recipe really needs to be more specific about the size. I made one inch balls which I flattened but they still came out thick. However I don't kno...

Too labor intensive. Filling isn't thick and shoots out the side when you take a bite. Definitely not lemony enough and won't make again.

These are divine. I shaped them into bite size pieces and flattened them out prior to baking. This was my first attempted at a sandwich cookie so wasn't sure on how much filling to use per coo...

These took a while. But well worth the wait. Great!