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Mrs. Claus' Lemon Cookies

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Mrs. Claus' Lemon Cookies have just a hint of lemon and are so festive-looking, they'll add sparkle to your dessert table easily. And since Mrs. Claus made them, you know they're Santa approved!

Makes: 36 cookies

Cooking Time: 15 min


What You'll Need:

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup granulated sugar

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup milk

Pinch of salt

3 teaspoons lemon extract

1 egg



1 1/2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar

2 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon lemon extract

3 drops yellow food color


What To Do:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat baking sheets with cooking spray.

2. In a large bowl, combine flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, oil, milk, salt, lemon extract, and the egg. Roll dough into 1/2-inch balls and place on prepared baking sheets.

3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until cookies are set but not brown. Let sit 5 minutes then transfer to wire rack to cool completely.

4. In a medium bowl, combine glaze ingredients and stir until smooth.

5.  Dip tops of cookies in glaze and place on wire rack.


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