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Saturday, February 11, 2012

Lemon Tea Cookies


1 1/2 tsp. vinegar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. shredded lemon peel
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. each baking soda and salt

Stir vinegar into milk. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg and peel. Mix dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk (just until dough forms); beat after each addition. Drop from teaspoon 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 12 to 14 minutes, until golden around the edges. Remove at once.

When cool sprinkle with powdered sugar or use glaze:

1/4 cup powdered sugar and 1 1/2 tsp. lemon juice.
If you don't want as much lemon flavor, substitute milk for the lemon juice.
Drizzle from spoon across cookies.

6 comments:

  1. Your lemon tea cookies sound wonderful
    I can almost taste them!

    Would love one with a warm cuppa!

    Hope that you are having a good weekend.

    Fiona

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  2. These do sound lovely -- the perfect tea cookie! :)

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  3. Hi Charlotte, I will definately be trying these, they look delish! Lemon is my husband's favorite! So glad you stopped by ShabbyTeaParty and commented so that I could find you. I have to go look around some more. I already see alot I like. I'm your newest follower. Warm Hugs,

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  4. YUMMY.....THEY LOOK DELICIOUS......MUST GIVE THIS RECIPE TO MY DAUGHTER.....HAVE A GREAT WEEK.....RIZZI

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