Lemon Dream Cookies

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Serves: 24 cookies
Ingredients
  • 1 C butter (softened)
  • ⅓ C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1⅔ C flour
Filling:
  • ⅔ C sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1 Tbsp.lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1 Tbsp. margarine
  • 1 ½ – 2 C powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Cream butter, powdered sugar, & vanilla.
  2. Add flour & mix till smooth.
  3. Roll out with powdered sugar about ¼” thick.
  4. Cut out with 1 ½” cookie cutter.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Cool. (Because I rolled mine out a bit thinner I only baked them for 10 minutes)
For filling:
  1. Combine sugar, cornstarch, lemon peel, & salt. Stir in water, egg, lemon juice, and butter.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  3. Cool.
  4. Add powdered sugar.
  5. Put a spoonful of filling on one cookie and top with another cookie.
  6. Dust with powdered sugar.
  7. Makes approx. 1 ½ – 2 dozen.

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