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  • Serves: 1 -2 dozen

Lemon Sugar Rounds

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 ts Baking Powder
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 3/4 c Vegetable shortening
  • 1 c Granulated sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tb Lemon extract
  • 1 tb Lemon zest
  • 1 Granulated sugar; for
  • -sprinkling


1) Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. 2) In a large bowl, cream
the vegetable shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs. Beat in the lemon
extract and zest. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. 3) Divide the
dough in half. Form each half into a log 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in
waxed paper and chill for 4 hours. 4) Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Lightly grease 2 baking sheets. 5) On a floured surface, roll out the dough
to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Using a 3-inch round cookie cutter, cut into
rounds and place 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheets. Sprinkle with
granulated sugar. 6) Bake for 6-8 minutes, until lightly colored. Transfer
to wire racks to cool.

Baking notes: Substitute orange extract and zest for the lemon.

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