Rating: 4 stars 3.8
70 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 12
  • 3 star values: 10
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 11

These frosted lemon cookies are a delicious refrigerator cookie, and they are quick and easy to make.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
12 mins
additional:
2 hrs 48 mins
total:
3 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
48
Yield:
4 dozen
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup butter and 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar until smooth. Stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 teaspoon lemon zest. Combine the flour and corn starch, and blend into the lemon mixture to form a soft dough. Divide dough in half, roll each half into a log about 8 inches long and 1 inch in diameter. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours, or until firm.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cut each roll into 1/4 inch slices and place onto the cookie sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 12 minutes, or until set. Cool completely before frosting.

  • In a small bowl, blend together 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon lemon zest with an electric mixer until smooth. Frost cookies and allow to dry before serving or storing.

Nutrition Facts

62 calories; protein 0.4g; carbohydrates 6.5g; fat 3.9g; cholesterol 10.2mg; sodium 27.5mg. Full Nutrition
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