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Melt In Your Mouth Honey Lemon Merry Christmas Cookies

"These are a Christmas family tradition at our house and they don't last long. Even better (more moist and very sweet) the second and third day if kept in an air tight container."
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Ingredients

servings 76 cals
Original recipe yields 30 servings (5 dozen)

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Directions

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  1. Mix sugar, egg, honey, and lemon in a medium bowl with mixer. Sift together and stir in flour, soda, and salt. Chill dough for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Roll out 1/4 inch dough and cut shapes using flour to roll and cut. Place on greased cookie sheets. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Do not let cookies get brown. Follow by icing with a butter cream icing. DELICIOUS!!!

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 76 calories; 0.3 g fat; 17.2 g carbohydrates; 1.4 g protein; 6 mg cholesterol; 122 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Don't say yuck until you've made these correctly. This recipe requires shortening- 1/3 c as another reviewer noted. And it must be shortening, not margarine or butter. Also the dough must be c...

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YUCK! Tasteless and didn't even help to put a sweet frosting on them. They were hard and tasteless. Very disappointed.

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Don't say yuck until you've made these correctly. This recipe requires shortening- 1/3 c as another reviewer noted. And it must be shortening, not margarine or butter. Also the dough must be c...

Sorry....this recipe also calls for 1/3 Cup shortening. They are great cookies, but very tricky dough. You don't want it too moist or they stick...to dry and they get tough. These are also ea...

YUCK! Tasteless and didn't even help to put a sweet frosting on them. They were hard and tasteless. Very disappointed.

I made these, but my honey was crystallized, and it changed the entire recipe. The dough was very hard to work with. However, after I kicked myself for that, the flavor, was Very nice! Reminded ...

What a great sugar cookie recipe! These cookies are SO incredibly soft and the amazing thing is that there is no butter, oil, or shortening in them! I made these cookies three times over the h...

*** Make sure you ice or frost these! Very lackluster cookie when plain.

We make these every Christmas and they are a family favorite! Be sure not to overbake them and they are soft & chewy. I use Christmas shaped cutters and decorate them with a confectioner's gla...

Tharlow said really "lackluster" if not Iced.......I think the recipe was really REALLY tasteless and I feel as though the public needs to be warned. Mine came outta the oven and were hard and w...

A nice cookie, but I'm going to futz with the ingredient amounts a little. And you definitely need flour on hand to roll out the dough. Also, in my oven, the directed temperature baked them *m...