Rating: 4.5 stars
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  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
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An old family favorite, lemon cookies, with a hint of ginger.

Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen
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Ingredients

36
Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Mix brown sugar, shortening, egg, and lemon zest together in a bowl until creamy. Stir in flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, ginger, and salt until dough comes together.

  • Pour white sugar onto a plate. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; dip 1 side in white sugar. Arrange balls, sugared-side up, on 2 baking sheets.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until edges are pale golden and tops look dry, 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

80 calories; protein 0.7g; carbohydrates 12.8g; fat 3g; cholesterol 5.2mg; sodium 37.4mg. Full Nutrition
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